1) Of uncertain origin, used in Yorkshire in association with velvet.

The OED has three references, the earliest from 1465 but offers no meaning, although in each case the word is used in connection with satin. In the two Yorkshire examples noted it is linked with velvet: 1568 a testure of Redd and yellowe velvet fugre fringed with red, grene and yellowe Silke

one Longe quishinge of Crimeson velvet fugrie, Healaugh

1570 a canapy of sylver fuger with curtens of blewe sarcenett, a cradle clothe of crymesen veluett, Topcliffe.

dates 1568 1570

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