devinement1 (s.xii1)

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devinement1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: *3,108a divinare; Gdf: 2,700b devinement; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1870 devinement; DEAF: ; DMF:  devinement; TLF: ; OED:  divinement n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1riddle, dark, obscure saying
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  je parlerai anciens devinemenz (Latin: aenigmata)  137.LXXVII.2
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  En boche ad reis veit jugement, E en levres devinement  9236
2divin.divination, prophecy
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Pur ço cumandad Saul que l’um li queist une femme ki soust de sorcerie, que par sun devinement seust cume la bataille se prendreit  55
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Trestuz les jorz de lune prime Pur deviner est mult bonisme, E li quinszime ensement Est boene a cest devinement  188.996
( MS: s.xiiiex )  presagia: devinement  25
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