nunciement (1136-37)

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nunciement (1136-37)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,242a nuntiare; Gdf: 5,522b noncement; GdfC: ; TL: 6,774 noncement; DEAF: ; DMF:  noncement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
 

When preceded by the definite article (la/le), a different reading as annuncement is possible (cf. the Gaimar and Langeton citations).

s.

1announcement, declaration
( 1136-37; MS: s.xiv1 )  Al rei en vint le nunciement,(var. l'anuncement (D)MS: s.xiii1/3), donc n'en pout fere vengement, car ne trovast ki li deist ki ço out feit, ne ki l'oscist  3859
( 1181-85; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ceo que esquauns ot enseigné De l'Hospital, einz ke fust né, Par nunciement del Seint Espirit  263
( 1307 )  [...] pur veer queux douns [...] ont esté faitz as diverse gentz par le dit e le nunciement l'evesque  139.10
annuncement  nunciacion  nunciage  nuncier 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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