cointement (s.xii1/3)

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cointement (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 2/i,843b cognitus; Gdf: 2,174b cointement 1; GdfC: ; TL:  cointe (cointement); DEAF:  cointe; DMF:  cointement; TLF: ; OED:  quaint adj., adv. and n.2; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
cueintement,  cuintement;  qeintement;  quaintement,  queintement,  quintement,  quointement;  koentement,  coytement  p.39 quientement  i 68  

adv.

1cleverly, skilfully
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Deguisee garnemenz […] Des peals de chameles quointement tissuz  5549
( 1343-50 )  par escheles queintement faitz de corde  47.1
wisely
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Le grenét qu’il (=the ant) ad En dous parz la fendrat, Issi le fait cointement Qu’en iver faim ne.l prent  933
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  vus ne avez leissié rien Que dit ne eiez mult cuintement Quanque a purveance apent  7649
prophetically, with foreknowledge
(TBD)  presagoreutice: coyntement  ii 138
carefully, diligently
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  (in treating damage to the head) un drap de lin mult delié entre le test e la dure meire cointement en escleng metez dedenz  i 45
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Pur ceo vus devez veirement De teus mals garder cointement  1610
prudently, discreetly
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ne veut ke blasme en ait, si respunt cointement  835
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Un des set i aturnerent […] D’aler enz la bone cité […] por enquerre Nuveles […]. Mut cuintement iceo feseit, Car de trestuz cunuz esteit  505
2craftily
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  le deble […] Mult cointement l’out deceu  100.76
( 1263; MS: s.xiii2 )  Tot le soen fu besilé E cointement fu detrussé  18.71
3secretly
( s.xii1/3 )  E hom qui ceste pere avra E chastement (var. cointement (L)MS: s.xiiex) la portera, Ja fudre mal ne li fera  218.434 (var.)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Nul ne siet de son voler, tant overe cointement  2658
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Les cors k’il cointement sustrait, Li crestiens enterrer fait  227rubr
quietly
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Entendez tut queintement (Latin: tacitus) Çoe ke dient la gent  40.898
4elegantly
( c.1185 )  la sale […] Qui cointement fut aturnee  4785
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mut cointement tost s’atiferent  1803
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