amatur (s.xiiex)

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amatur (s.xiiex)

[ FEW: 24,396a amator; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,97c amateur; TL: ; DEAF:  amor (*); DMF:  amateur; TLF:  amateur; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 74b amator ]
amacheur(l. amatheur)  


1one who loves
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  honurs Ke Deus durat ses amaturs  4929
2euph.pimp, go-between
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1200 )  lenocinabuntur .i. exercebunt lenocinium .i. libidem […] lenones romanice sunt ‘amacheurs’ (l. amatheurs)  140.48
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