nombraunce (1280-1307)

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nombraunce (1280-1307)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The word is not attested in any other dictionaries, but DMF includes the prefixed form enombrance (with the same sense). See also FEW sub numerare 7,235b.


1arithm.calculation, reckoning
( MS: s.xivm )  λογος en grece signifiet [...] parole, et raison et nombraunce (Latin: supputatio) et cause de chescune chose  1vb
sanz nombraunce
1countless, innumerable
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Sun host tost retorne, of tresor saunz noumbraunce (var. sanz numbre)  ii 88
nombrable  nombre  nombrer 
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