aliement (1160-74)

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aliement (1160-74)

[ FEW: 5,328a ligare; Gdf: 1,221b aliement; GdfC: ; TL: 1,301 alïement; DEAF:  liier (*); DMF:  alliement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 66a alligamentum ]
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1agreement
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Lores sunt al vaslet venu e si humme sunt devenu; asez li firent seremenz, fealtez e aliemenz  i 271.2968
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Et d’amur si façun itel aliement Que autre n’amerez  1185
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Si que cist Charles as Escotz fait un alliement Que Franceis e Escoteis (l. Escoceis?)(var. Eskoteis (F)MS: s.xiv1/4) serreient une gent  330.1152
2betrothal, agreement to marry
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Charles […] Pur le fiz le ray de Escoce ad fet aliement, Dount marier sa feylle  ii 252
union, marriage
( c.1170 )  S’il eust poer d’Emme prendre, Ke par cest aliement Avreit les Normanz a talent  588
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Tantost sai[e]nt afiancez […] Que nule ne pusse […] respoundre: ‘Ceo n’est nient,’ Et desfaire l’aliement  254
raliement 
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