simple

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Verb

  • To gather simples, i.e. medicinal herbs.

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Origin

  • From Middle English symple, simple, from Old French and French simple, from Latin simplex (as opposed to duplex), from semel + plic┼Ź. See same and fold. Compare single, singular, simultaneous, etc.
  • Partially displaced native English onefold.

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