mahon (c.1170)

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mahon (c.1170)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 19,112a Mahomet; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 5,786 mahon; DEAF:  mahom; DMF:  mahon 2; TLF: ; OED:  Mahound n. and adj.; MED:  Mahoun n.; DMLBS: ]
mahum,  mahun,  mahoun  


1paganidol, pagan god
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Malvais est lur mahun, encui lor iert mustrez  1561
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Ne pur tes almones ne voil plus soffrir Ke mahon ne diables ne pusez mes servir. Li mahon sunt sanz vie ne pount fere ben  124-25
( MS: s.xiiim )  les idles e les mahums soleit cultiver  1313
( s.xiiim; MS: c.1300 )  Dites pus ou il serra, Ceo mahon, ou il demorra?  (O) 1829
mahomerie  mahumet  mahumetterie 
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