acenement (c.1170)

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acenement (c.1170)

[ FEW: 2/i,689a cinnare; Gdf: 1,44c acenement; GdfC: ; TL: 1,74 acenement; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1sign, beckoning
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  A sei l’ad apelé par un acenement  2964
2fig.inclination, instruction
( 1267; MS: c.1300 )  Kar il (=the firmament) se mut continua[u]ment A sun (=God’s) pleiser e acenement. Solail e lune e esteiles ausi […] lur curs parfunt [Sulum le ordeynement ke il unt]  1120
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