bobance (s.xii3/4)

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bobance (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 1,419a bob-; Gdf: 1,665c bobance; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1007 bobance; DEAF:  bobelin (bobance); DMF:  bobance; TLF:  bombance; OED:  bobance n.; MED:  bobaunce n.; DMLBS: ]
bobaunce,  bobanz  


( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  (Two kings) vindrent od ost d’orguil e de bobaunce  1323
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Quey vous valust donqe richesse e bobaunce, qe ore sumes abessez!  39
( 1343-50 )  le tresor de la tere fust despendu par luy en orgoille et graunt bobaunce  36.5
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  pompis gallice: bobance  i 37
demener bobance
1to show off, make a display
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Li bobanz (=bobant (?) ) fust pur els mult greignur demené  134 var.
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