[acuintance] (s.xiiiin)

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[acuintance] (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 24,77b accognitus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,24c acointance; TL: 1,92 acointance; DEAF: ; DMF:  accointance; TLF:  accointance; OED:  acquaintance n.; MED:  aqueinta(u)nce n.; DMLBS: ]
acointance,  aquaintaunce,  aqueintance,  aqueyntaunce,  aquointaunce,  coyntaunce  53.117-18 queintance  15846 queyntaunce  52.63  


1acquaintance, dealings
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  vaut plus […] de estre loyns des grantz seignours […] qe de aver trop aqueyntance  69
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  qi est trop chargé de chateux […] ou de deners, quierge l’amur de felun seignur e sa aquoy[n]taunce  113
intimacy, close relationship
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ja nel (=his dead friend) puissez vus tant amer Ke vus ne truissez assez sun per, Si vus ussez le acointance Ke entre vus fust [e] l’aliance  1613
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  E si il (=a suitor) voyle lesser lour aqueyntaunce (=of old loved ones), par taunt cest un signe ke il vus eyme plus ke nul autre  53.119
prendre acuintance
1to encounter, make the acquaintance of
( c.1365; MS: s.xiv4/4 )  vous face a savoir qe pur l’acointance quelle je pris a court de tiel monseignur […]  371
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