chiche2 (s.xiiiin)

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chiche2 (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 13/ii,374a tsits-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,79a chiche 1; TL:  chiche 1; DEAF:  chiche 1; DMF:  chiche 2; TLF:  chiche 1; OED:  chinch adj. and n.2; MED:  chinche adj. and n.; DMLBS: ]
chice;  chinche,  chitche, 
pl. chiechies,  chechies,  chites  


1mean, niggardly
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  il est chice e trop aver  963
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Chinches, avers, orgoillous e sorquidez  2846


( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Li traitre od lu decevant, Li chiches od lu sortenant […]  17538
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  Vin fait […] Les pouvres gens riches […]. Bons sont: ils font Eslargir les chiches (var. chiechieschechies)  53
chinchesse  chincheté  treschiche 
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