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CLÁTE

  • noun [ feminine ]
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CLÁTE, an; f. The herb CLOT-bur, a bur that sticks to clothes, burdock, goose-grass, clivers; philanthropos = φιλάνθρωπος , lappa, arctium lappa, galium aparine, Lin
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  • Ðás wyrte man philanthropos nemneþ, ðæt ys on úre geþeóde menlufigende, forðý heó wyle hrædlíce to ðam men geclyfian: ða man eác óðrum naman cláte nemneþ this herb is called philanthropes,

    that is in our language men-loving, because it will readily cleave to a man: it is also named by another name clivers,

      Herb. 174, 1; Lchdm. i. 306, 2-5: Ælfc. Gl. 40; Som. 63, 105; Wrt. Voc. 30, 53: 41; Som. 63, 108; Wrt. Voc. 30, 56: 66, 67.
  • Cláte

    lappa,

      Wrt. Voc. 67, 75: 79, 41: Ælfc. Gl. 40; Som. 63, 91; Wrt. Voc. 30, 41.
  • Wið ceolan swile clátan wyl on ealaþ

    for swelling of throat boil burdock in ale,

      L. M. 1, 12; Lchdm. ii. 56, 3: I. 45; Lchdm. ii. 110, 13: 2, 53; Lchdm. ii. 274, 3.
  • Nim ða smalan clátan

    take the small burdock,

      1, 39; Lchdm. ii. 100, 23.
  • Genim doccan oððe clátan, ða ðe swimman wolde

    take dock or clote, such as would swim,

      1, 50; Lchdm. ii. 122, 22.
Etymology
[Wyc. clote, cloote: Chauc. clote-lefe a leaf of the clot-bur: Ger. M. H. Ger. klette. f: O. H. Ger. kletta, kledda. f.]
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  • CLÁTE, n.