egal (s.xii1)

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egal (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,212a aequalis; Gdf: 4,619c ivel; GdfC: 9,426b egal; TL: 4,1291 igal; DEAF: ; DMF:  égal; TLF:  égal; OED:  egall adj.; MED:  egal adj.; DMLBS: ]
engal;  engual;  esgal;  ewel;  igal,  ingal,  ygaul  

a.

1equal
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Ewels (Latin: Aequalis) al Perre [...]  291.33
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  En la cort n’avra tiel ki a cest seit egal  1856
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  Si qe celles estoilles partent le firmament en II parties ygaules  334
( 1432 )  [...] de paier au Roi mill marcz [...] par egales portions  iv 398
2alike, identical
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  tot ensement Vos di qe n’est pas sis ardors (=of Hell) Egaus a toz les peccheors  140va
( 1466 )  Auters queux sount en egal condicion serrount comprises deinz le remedie  43.35
3equitable
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  (The judgement of God is) egal, Justes, verais e dreitural  139va
( c.1391; MS: s.xv1 )  pur fere plenere et egale fin de toutes questions [...]  234.21
( 1399 )  fere egale justice et equité de toutz partz  iii 415
4smooth, even
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  (Holy Writ is similar) Al fleve plein, parfont, egal, Ou noer poet li olifant [...] E li aingnel a pié passer  63ra
par egal
parigal
estre egal vers
1to be equal to, on a par with
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  sur tuz se pena H. [...] e ne fussent li soen vers les autres egal  372
equal  parigal  uel 
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