abisme (s.xii1)

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abisme (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,62b abyssus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,14a abisme; TL: 1,50 abisme; DEAF:  abis (abisme); DMF:  abîme; TLF:  abîme; OED:  abysm n.; MED:  abime n.; DMLBS: 11c abyssus ]
abime;  aubime  


1marit.abyss, ocean deep
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Li abisme l’abisme apelet (Latin: Abyssus abyssum vocat)  73.XLI.7
( c.1135; MS: 1267-68 )  Dex, [...] Qui poesté as en abisme, Qui a la mer rive donas  25.322 (A)
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Abime est la parfunde mer  383
theol.abyss, Hell
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  li Sodomite perirent, Quant il en lur cité fundirent E vif chairent en abisme  1481
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  quant Deus criad le mund E ciel e tere e abime parfund  (B) 34
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Sacrilege est la file seyme Que moltz des gentz tient en aubyme  382
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1 )  Descendirent jeskes en abisme  341
fig.deepest (and most secret) part
( 1332; MS: s.xivex )  le Fitz [...] qe sciet toutes choses [...] et auxi les pense[e]s de chescun en l’abisme des coers  302


( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  En ciel, en tere, en abysmes  2864
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