sarpe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

sarpe (plural sarpes)

  1. (obsolete) A collar or neck-ring.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XX, chapter xiiij:
      sir Launcelot had twelue coursers folowynge hym / and on euery courser sat a yonge gentylman / and alle they were arayed in grene veluet with sarpys of gold about their quarters / and the hors trapped in the same wyse doune to the helys with many ouches y sette with stones and perlys in gold to the nombre of a thowsand

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