poeste (1174-75)

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poeste (1174-75)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,255a potestas; Gdf: 6,241c poeste; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1250 poeste; DEAF:  poeste; DMF:  poeste; TLF: ; OED:  poust n.; MED:  post n.2; DMLBS: 2369c potestas ]


1power, might
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Si ne fud mes oi en fable ne en geste Un sul rei de sa valur ne de sa grant poeste (rhymes with 'teste' and 'beste')  116
( MS: s.xii4/4 ) Il me prendrunt par prei u par poeste (rhymes with 'perte')  200
poable  poance  poant  poantment  podestat  poer#1  poer#2  poeros  poesté  poestif  poestivement  possible  possiblement  possibleté  potence  potent  potestat  potestatem  pouaille  pussablement  pussance  pussant  pussantment  pussaument 
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