contesse (s.xiii2)

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contesse (s.xiii2)

[ FEW: 2/ii,940b comes; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,143a comtesse; TL: 2,772 contesse; DEAF:  conte 1 (contesse); DMF:  comtesse; TLF:  comte; OED:  countesse n.; MED:  countes(se n.; DMLBS: 390a comitissa ]
countesse,  cuntesse;  countasse,  countés,  counteise,  comitesse(l. countesse)  1544 contaesse  iii 561a counttays  133  


( MS: s.xiii2 )  cometissa: cuntesse  ii 25
( 1310 )  Isabel la Contesse de A.  Ed II iii 196
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  un conte, une contesse  51.8
( a.1399 )  le dite counte […] ou sa feme la counteise  60.2
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