defiement (s.xii3/4)

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defiement (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,500a *fidare; Gdf: 2,461a defiement; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1587 desfïement; DEAF: ; DMF:  défiement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1challenge, defiance
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Coment A. resceut le defiement Porre  7316rubr
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Dunc s’est li sainz levez. Lur defiemenz ad entenduz e notez  5355
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  ‘Ysolt, e vus e lui deffi [...]’ Quant Y. ceste curuz entent E ot icest desfiement [...]  (D) 1339
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  (the Jews) turnerent la lei plus a desfiement ke a edefiement  ii 3
( MS: s.xiii )  claricacio: defiement  ii 108
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  clarigatio: defiement  ii 88
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