In paltoks and piked shoes and pisfers long kniues ,
yn paltokes and pyked schoes · and pissers longe knyuesHm.20.218-223: A water stain over parts of these lines does not affect the legibility of the text.
In paltokes and piked shoes · and pissers longe knyues
In paltokes & pikede schoos / & pisserys ful longe.F.16.219: F's b-verse is unique. Both Bx/Cx read "and pisseris longe knyues." As Derek Pearsall notes, pissere is attested for "man," and this passage tends to support his further speculation that "it might be a cant term for a long
knife" (Piers Plowman: the C-Text, 370 n. 219).