Lit. 'a boy'. While usually meaning a boy, puer was also used to refer to a *vassal. This use is found in the *Bayeux Tapestry, when the text refers to the bishop of Bayeux's followers. The word is also found in the Lincolnshire placename Ashby Puerorum = Ashby of the boys, so named for its being a *prebend for the support of Lincoln Cathedral's choir boys.

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  • puer — [ pɥe ] v. <conjug. : 1> • fin XIIIe, rare jusqu au XVIIe; puir v. 1175; du lat. pop. °putire, du lat. class. putere 1 ♦ V. intr. Sentir très mauvais, exhaler une odeur infecte. ⇒ empester. Ça pue ici ! « Il n y a pas à discuter pourquoi le …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Puer — may refer to: *Puer tea or Pu erh tea, a fermented drink *Puer Hani and Yi Autonomous County or Ning er Hani and Yi Autonomous County, a region in Yunnan, China *Puer City or Pu er City, in Yunnan, China *Puer Aeternus, a Jungian archetype *Puer… …   Wikipedia

  • puer- — (var. «pueri ») Elemento prefijo del lat. «puer», niño: ‘puericultor, puérpera’. * * * altpuer , pueri /alt ► Prefijos procedentes del l. puer, pueris, niño …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • puer — PUER. v. n. Sentir mauvais. Cette viande commence à puer. ces perdrix puent. cet homme put beaucoup son haleine put. On dit, d Un homme qui sent fort mauvais, qu Il put comme un rat mort, comme un bouc, comme une charogne, comme la peste. Il se… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Puer — Pu er, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] The dung of dogs, used as an alkaline steep in tanning. Simmonds. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puer — (lat.), 1) Knabe; 2) Sklav …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Puër — (lat.), Knabe; auch Sklave …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Puër — (lat.), Knabe; Sklave; puerīl, kindisch, knabenhaft; Puerilĭa, Kindereien; Puerilität, kindisches Wesen. Puĕri puerilĭa tractant, Kinder treiben Kindereien …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Puer — Puer, lat., Knabe; pueril, knabenhaft, kindisch; p. ilia, Kindereien; Puerilität, knabenhaftes Wesen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • puer — v. pueri . Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • PUER — I. PUER aliquando idem, quod Servus. Cicero, l. 1. ad Attic. Ep. 12. Nam Puer festivus, Anagnostes noster Sositheus, decesserat, meque plus, quam servi mors debere videbatur, commoverat. Quo referenda Festi verba: Quintipor, servile nomen… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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