1) This sometimes described a dark colour, but more commonly it referred to a dark and expensive woollen cloth used for items of clothing.

1485 una toga de pewyke furrata cum shankes, xiijs, Ripon

1486 To my cousin ... a fyne blak puke bonet, nekked, Beverley

c.1537 a gowne of pewke, furred with blak cony, Halifax

1561 to the said Nicholes my cote of black puke, Leeds.

dates 1485 1486 1537 1561

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