esparniement (c.1170)

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esparniement (c.1170)

[ FEW: 17,166b *sparôn; Gdf: 3,512a espargnement 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1152 espargnement; DEAF: ; DMF:  épargnement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1sparing, forbearance
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ferez, franc chevalier! N’i ait esparniement!  1638
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  si destruit sa gent, Povres e riches, sanz esparniement (var. esparnement (B)MS: s.xiii3/4)  (E) 17142
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Ferir les vont erralment, N’i ad mes esparniement  3010
aver esparniement
1to be spared
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Mes la gent rei Hunlaf, cil unt esparnement  (O) 5200
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