covent1 (s.xii1)

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covent1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1131a conventus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,234c couvent; TL: 2,988 covent 2; DEAF:  covent 2; DMF:  couvent; TLF:  couvent; OED:  convent n.; MED:  covent n.; DMLBS:  conventus 2 ]
convent;  couvent;  covente,  covient,  cuvent; 
pl. convenz,  cuvenz  


1 group, assembly
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Tu covris mei del convent des malignanz  78.63.2
2eccl.monastic(religious community, assembly of a) convent, monastery
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  En chascune des set parties Aveit moines pres de treis cenz; Issi erent en set cuvenz  13832
( MS: s.xiiim )  Lores leissa le cuvent en sa maisun ester, E començot en une fosse tut sul habiter  1587
( 1321-22 )  le prioresse el covente de B.  i 393
( 1380 )  noz chers en Dieu les priour et covent de G.M.  i 82
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  fuist vestu frer menour in le covent de Neapole  5.33
( c.1393; MS: s.xv1 )  les priour et covent de la priourie de P.  408.5
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