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Radevore

(3 syl.). Tapestry.

This woful lady ylern'd had in youthe
So that she worken and embrowden kouthe,
And weven in stole [the loom] the radevore.
As hyt of wommen had be woved yore.

Chaucer.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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