coveitus (1121-35)

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coveitus (1121-35)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1552a cupiditas; Gdf: 2,352c covoitos; GdfC: 9,237b covoitos; TL: 2,1002 covoitos; DEAF:  covoit (covoitable); DMF:  convoiteux; TLF:  convoiteux; OED:  covetous adj.; MED:  coveitous adj.; DMLBS: ]
coveitos,  coveitous,  covoitous;  cuveitous,  cuveitus,  cuvetus,  conveitous  


1covetous, greedy
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  E quant (man) est cuveitus, A femme trait des murs  1201
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Ele est legere e enviuse, Avere e chiche e cuveituse  3150
( MS: s.xiii2 )  av[i]dos: cuvetus  ii 7
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  Encountre coveitise e avarice, ke serreit coveitus ou avers  30.7
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  Qar ils ne sont orgoillous, ne conveitous, ne paressous, ne envious [...]  456


1covetous person
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  Nul ewe ne put asauler les ardans, ne nul aver put asauler le cuveitus  (ed. cuveitur)  52
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  jeo, prince de coveitus De orguil[us] e d’envius As riches ay doné et granté, Ke […]  146.3
coveitus de
1keen on
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Deliter se put bien home chevalerus E tuit cil qui sunt de romanz coveitus  17
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