plunket

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Noun[edit]

plunket (countable and uncountable, plural plunkets)

  1. Synonym of blunket
    • 1964, L. F. Salzman, English Industries of the Middle Ages, p. 199.
      Burels at this time seem to have been made in lengths of 20 ells and sold at 8d. the ell, while the better quality cloths - browns, plunkets, blues, and greens - were nearly twice the length, and cost about 22d. the ell.

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Etymology[edit]

Potentially from Old Northern French blanket; though this etymology is disputed; more at English blunket.

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plunket (uncountable)

  1. light grey-blue
  2. A blanket or cloth of that color
  3. Light blue dye

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plunket

  1. light grey-blue
  2. Made of light grey-blue wool

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre ; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket ; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel              claret