Moabite (s.xiiiin)

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Moabite (s.xiiiin)

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[ FEW: 19,131a murabit; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  moabite; DMF: ; TLF:  moabite; OED:  Moabite adj. and n.; MED:  moabit(e n.; DMLBS: ]

pl. Moabis,  Moabiz  

a.

1Bibl.toponymtheol.of the kingdom of Moab (now central-western Jordan)
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Sicomme fist la gent moabite, Qui se doubteront durement, Nounpas pour dieu, ainz soulement, Pour Josué qui leur visite  11091

s.

1Bibl.demonymtheol.person of the kingdom of Moab (now central-western Jordan)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Li Moabiz sunt venuz desgarniz, De tant il sunt de plus tost desgarniz  (B) 15476
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  kar il out Sarazyns e Mores e Moabites  299
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  En ceste mainent Moabite, E Ydumei e Amonite, Sarazin e Madianite, E multes genz de Deu despite  779
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Moabite