And siþþe þei blo....smed so brodeM.5.142: M's reading so brode is not attested in other B manuscripts, most of which read abrood. . in boure to here shriftus .
And sithen they blosomed abrod in bour to hir shrifts
And siþen þey blesmed abrode · in boure to hire schriftes
and sythen they blossomed a-broode In bower to here shryftes
And siþen þei blosmedenO.5.142: OC2 alone have the form blosmeden; all other beta witnesses have blosmede. abrode in boure to here schryftes
And sitthe þei blosmedR.5.142:
The beta phrase, which has the advantage of alliterating properly, is blosmed
obrode. in boure to here schriftes .
& sytthyn þey blomedF.5.141: Alpha is in error, omitting abrood after blomed. in bowres / for to heeryn shryftis.