noefant (c.1375 (?))

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noefant (c.1375 (?))

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
neofant,  noefaunt,  noeffant  

This word, together with its derivative noefantisme, seems to be attested only in this fifteenth-century text, and appears to be a contamination of noef1 and nonante.


( c.1375?; MS: s.xv1 )  septant et un et cetera, octant et un, noefant (var. (G: s.xiv4/4) neofant; (A: c.1425) noefaunt; (T: s.xiv1/4) noeffant) et un et cetera, cent, cent et un et cetera  (D) 18.7
noef#1  noefantisme  nonante 
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