enfantement (s.xii1)

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enfantement (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 4,661a infans; Gdf: 3,140c enfantement 1; GdfC: 9,460c enfantement; TL: 3,321 enfantement 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  enfantement; TLF:  enfantement; OED:  enfantement n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
enfanttement,  enfauntement;  emfantement  

s.

1childbirth
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  le cumencement de enfantement (Latin: principium partus)  142.LXXVII.51
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  (B.V.M.) Virgene en l’emfantement  306.53
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Marie [...] aprés l’enfantement remist mere e pucele  1254
( MS: s.xiii )  puerperium: enfauntement  171
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  L'asemblé ust esté sanz ardur, E l'enfantement aprés sanz dolur  11342
2progeny, offspring
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Et ferid [...] les primices de tut lur enfantement (Latin: primitias universi partus eorum)  193.CIV.36
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  si dame B. ne ait enfauntement Et [ele] survive E. [...]  ii 198
aver enfantement de
1to give birth to
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  En Akre de une fillye avait enfauntement  ii 160
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