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compassant1 (c.1275)

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( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  La cheytyve (=woman with dead child in her womb) esteyt compassaunt. Queu part peut aver sucurs?  7807
( MS: c.1330 )  Qar la famme de son anfant Mout est pensive e compassant  105.2
2emotiondistressing, hurtful
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  La parole est douce e pleisaunt e la malice compassant  125
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