none2 (1174-75)

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none2 (1174-75)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,187b nonna; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,280a nonne; TL: 6,781 none 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  nonne; TLF:  nonne; OED:  nun n.1; MED:  nonne n.; DMLBS: 1928a nonna ]
nonne,  noune,  nune; 
pl. nounez,  nounys,  noigne,  nouneys  12 Rich II 72  

For the word’s oblique case, which continued to develop as a separate word (but retained its sense), see nonain.


1eccl.monasticfemalenun, female member of a religious order
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  N'a nune d'abeie ne volt pur rien desplaire  1138
( s.xiiex; MS: 1272-82 )  Ne[l] prendrei[e] a mari, Einz devendroie noune Et veit[i]roie goune  531
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Edborc fu none Et abbesse a Rependone  732
( 1415-17; MS: s.xv1 )  moignez et priours, frerees [sic] et chanons, noignez et d'autres damez (var. (T: s.xiv1/4) noneignies et autres religiousez)  (D) 25.319
none veilée
1eccl.monasticfemaleprofessed nun, one who is admitted to monastic life
( MS: 1271-83 )  Cum il s'en aloit si pleinant E des oils tendrement plorant, Une veile ad encountree En guise de nonne velee  11.42
nonail  nonain  nonerie  noynesse 
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