levite (s.xiiiin)

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levite (s.xiiiin)


[ FEW: 5,290b Levites; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,76c levite; TL: 5,381 levite; DEAF: ; DMF:  lévite; TLF:  lévite 1; OED:  Levite n.; MED:  levite n.; DMLBS: 1592a levita ]
levit,  livite  


1Bibl.demonymtheol.Levite, member of the Hebrew trive of Levi
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  A fiere bataille il lur unt tut occis, Lur teres dounent as prestres e a Leviz  (E) 3995
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  E Livites furent nomez Come de lui, Levi, engendrez  1171
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Dieus pour la femme du Levite […] Fist que la gent en fuist maldite E en bataille desconfite  9062
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