1) A word noted only in Yorkshire sources. It was a cloth, defined by Meriton as ‘between Linnen and Hempen, not altogether so coarse as the one nor fine as the other’.
1525 a paire of sheittes of sameron, a codwer, Saxton
1535 Item lx pare shetes lynnyn Samaron and harden ... tenne Tabilclothes, lynnyn and Sameron, Stillingfleet
1567 Item 11 payre of sameron shetes, Fixby
1598 Item samoran yearne Ł6 0 0, Knaresborough. The spelling varied in the sixteenth century: 1544 one pare of shettes samerell ... and a samerell towel, Pontefract
1559 a payre of sameroll shettes, Pontefract
1581 for workyn xxxiij yerdes of samarant iijs, Stockeld.