1) This was a spelling of ‘endurance’ and the name given to a durable kind of fabric.

It occurs in the unpublished will of Janet Fraunce of Booth in Slaithwaite: 1585 a new fryse petticott of read color and haith a bodie of indurance: to Dorothie Dysone an aperon of induraunce. The OED has a similar reference under the heading ‘durance’. It can be compared with the word ‘lasting’ used of a thin durable fabric, first recorded in 1782.

spellings durance
places Slaithwaite
dates 1585

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