twilíc-brocen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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twilíc-brocen
adj. Woven of double thread and parti-coloured (?) or embroidered (?) Hió becwið hyre twilíbrocenan cyrtel, Chart. Th. 537, 23. [Cf. (?) Swed. brokig: Dan. broget parti-coloured. Jamieson gives brocked, broukit, broked variegated, having a mixture of black and white. Cf. (?) Celtic forms Welsh brech brindled: Irish breacan a plaid, tartan; breacaim I chequer, embroider.]
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