ignelesce (c.1136-65)

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ignelesce (c.1136-65)


[ FEW: 17,159b *snel; Gdf: 4,614b isnelece; GdfC: ; TL: 4,1473 isnelece; DEAF: I464 isnel (isnelece); DMF:  isnelesse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
isnelece,  isnelesce,  igneresce  


1speed, rapidity, fast movement
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  E ço est des piez l'isnelece Kil torne a dol e a tristesce  11275
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Cestes (=planets) par grant ignelesce Del firmament ke n'ad peresce, De l'orient el occident Sunt ravi mult ignelement  1799
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Derechief veez s'il (=falcon) ad treze pennes en la cue, si passe les altres par igneresce  149
swiftness, capability of moving at great speed
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Neel [...] Por bonté e por isnelece, Por hardement e por proece Fu apelez Chief de Faucon  ii 40.4127
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Ignelesce fet ignel; Fet ausi richesce riche?  840
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