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wachet n. Also waget , vachet , vaget , (?error) watchet . AF /ONF (a) A shade of blue, light blue; also, cloth of that color; bleu ; (b) as surname. (c1390) Chaucer CT.Mil. Manly-Rickert A.3321 Yclad he was ful

your leve. (a) bothel , the blue cornflower (Centaurea cyanus); inde , indigo (as a pigment); medle (medled, melde) , variegated blue cloth; turnesol , turnsole (as a blue-purple food coloring); water , a blue dye; wod del Inde ,

blod n.(2) ML blodius ?Blue color, ?blue cloth. (1397) Will York in Sur.Soc.4 218 Vestimentum paled de blod & albo. (1432) Will York in Sur.Soc.30 28 Unum lectum de blod.

draw bleu phr. Cp. MnE drab adj. Dull blue. (1376) Plea & Mem.R.Lond.Gildh. 240 [Cloths of] bryt bleu, draw bleu.

plake n. MDu. A piece of cloth. (1397) Inquis.Miscel.(PRO) 6.172 [A bed with a whole celure of blue] satyn [embroidered with] ragget staves [on a black] plake [of] velvet.

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524 Vatican Regesta. Vol. DXXIV. 1 Secrete . 1 Paul II. On the back of the volume, which is bound in red, unlike the Registers of Pius II, which are bound in blue, is a modern black leather label, with:

two cods ( copule ) of 'satyn velvet' of 'cremese' brocaded with gold, seven cods of blue ( azure ) 'damaske,' four of blue 'satyn,' and five of white 'satyn,' all brocaded with gold, in a galley of Stephen Cuntarini,

K in blue and the L' in red, followed by the name of the month with the opening letter in blue and the rest of the name in red (except April, June, August and September, which are all blue, and

successors humbly and faithfully without murmur or unbefitting contradiction, so long as he shall remain in secular habit or until he take the habit of religion ( dum tamen in seculari abitu vel abitum religionis per Dei graciam assumpserit ).

is sending to them, to be admitted and veiled without delay, to remain for ever under the order and regular habit of that house, and to cause her to be professed in the same as speedily as possible. The like

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