celee (1121-25)

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celee (1121-25)

[ FEW: 2/i,572a celare; Gdf: 2,8a celee1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,95 celle1; DEAF:  celer (celee); DMF:  celée; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  celee; DMLBS: 308c celare ]
celé,  celet  


1concealment, hiding
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Cil fu tost trové […] U il fu en repostaille, Ne li valut mes sa celee  163.106
2secrecy, pretence or dissimulation
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Gentil hume e curteis te vei, N’i ad vers tei nule celee  11421
( c.1185 )  Il n’i ad mais nule celee, A vus del tuit me sui donee  1713
a, en celee(s)
1secretly, without being seen
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  en celee cil de Everwiz Refirent rei de O.  (R) 1257
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Par noit fuit de la contree Covertement e a celee  14
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  la nuit a celees en cel[e] ymage entra  1149
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Il fait tranchés e fossés e[n] celees (var. en celees)  (B) 11406
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Gruz ceo est mesdire a celee e gruce[r] kant il n’ose a uvert  208vb
secretively, in an underhand manner
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  L'abés lur dist: 'N'aiez cure De beivre trop sanz mesure.' Cil em pristrent secund lur seid, [...] Tant em pristrent puis a celet Pur quei furent fol apelet  807
( c.1185 )  n’ad el mund […] homme […] Qui se pusse de traison Garder, qu’il ne seit afolé, Quant l’un la fait si a celé  1871
tenir a celee
1to keep secret
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Hastivement seit demustré […] Ne seit pas tenu a celé  940
celer#3  recelee 
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