ahoge (1155)

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ahoge (1155)

[ FEW: 23,165a grand; Gdf: 1,177a ahoge; GdfC: ; TL: 1,222 ahoge; DEAF:  ahoge; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  huge adj., adv.; MED:  huge adj.; DMLBS: ]
ahuge,  aheuge,  hahuge  


( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les pieres sunt teles e tantes, Tant ahuges e tant pesantes  8048
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  la hanste (=of the lance) fud grosse e ahuge cume le suble as teissurs  32
( 1150-70; MS: s.xii4/4 )  Un[e]s pels fist de barbes granz, Hahuges e bien trainanz  725
( c.1192; MS: c.1275 )  Le fust traient ahuge e grant  129.Y415
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Altre vengance d’Egipte prent Deus an eire: Foudre i  (ed. [i]l) enveie, grisil e grant tuneire. Le grisil ert si gros e si ahoge, Sur ki il chet ne poet estre viuge  (B) 2046
2mighty, powerful
( c.1185 )  Si s’entredonent en ces targes Ahoge colps granz e larges  8094
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  La nuit fist Deu ahoge vengement Del rei d’Egypte e de tote sa gent  (E) 2106
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