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cort2 (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1585b curtus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,227a court 1; TL: 2,915 cort 2; DEAF:  cort 2; DMF:  court; TLF:  court 1; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 542c curtus 2 ]
court,  curt,  cour, 
f. cource  106.3  


1(of dimension, measurements etc.) short
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Curt mauntel out el col  450
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  A corte chauce longue lasniere  8.165
( MS: 1272-82 )  Si voustre oysel est devenu court par us de voler […]  115D
2(of time) short
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  A curt terme l’ad tant amee Ke la maisun (=abbey) li ad baillee  2567
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  tenez vus a (var. au (BN)MS: s.xivin) loer sanz fin, si lesset le cort loer  234.31
quick, speedy
( 1338 )  li roi lour deveroit faire […] solonc le fait droit et lay si brief et si court qe on le purra faire  ii 118.24
3oenol.(of wine) strong, full-bodied
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  (how to praise a good wine:) Les .iij. C dient q’il est court, clers et crespe  574 (A)
corte laine
cortes ures
1for only a short time, not long
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  S’il saveit qu’il de reis fust nez, Curtes ures [serreit]  (ms. fust) celez  350
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Or sunt en cele tur; curtes ures durrunt  1483
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Curtes ures, ceo quid, il ert tenant  (B) 16618
od sa corte hunte
1with a flea in one’s ear
( MS: s.xiiim )  Mes le frere de lui ne tint ne pleiz ne conte, E le diable s’en ala od sa curte hunte  2906


1in short dress
( 1392 )  (the King) se vesti en une longe gowne, qar il avoit chivachez tout jour court  212.24
( 1308 )  chiet plus court qe counte en un  Ed II i 8
a dire cort
1in short, to be brief
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  et est, a dire court, qe […]  10
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