confortable (s.xii1)

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confortable (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1044b confortare; Gdf: 2,235c confortable; GdfC: ; TL: 2,684 confortable; DEAF:  conforter (confortable); DMF:  confortable; TLF:  conforter; OED:  comfortable adj. and n.; MED:  comfortable adj.; DMLBS: 436a confortabilis ]
counfortable  

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1emotioncomforting
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Le saint neis confortable Esperit (Latin: paraclitum Spiritum)  282.13
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Deus dunat le confortur, ço est l’esperit confortable  115rb28
emotionencouraging
( 1399-1406; MS: s.xv1 )  lez tres confortablez novelles de la prosperitee de vostre honurable estat  78.4
( 1407 )  dount je ne suy unqore parmy nulle vostre ordeignance ne counfortable repouns sieurz d’aucun aide ne remede pour en les ditz meschiefs et defautes (=the ruinous state of the city walls of Berwick makes people abandon their houses) eschuer a mon desire  ii 229
helpful
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  il serront tenuz favourables et confortables a les ditz rebelx  319.13
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