pouaille (c.1270)

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pouaille (c.1270)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,233b posse; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pooir (poaille); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The word is a hapax in Anglo-Norman, without equivalent in the cognate dictionaries.


1power, physical strength
( c.1270; MS: s.xivin )  le visage devint tut blef; Pur defaute de pouaille Tut aval pendi sun chief. Alasse, cele duce teste Qe porter soleie en mes bras, Ore pent sanz chescun aide, Qe li col ly est mult las  78.379
poable  poance  poant  poantment  podestat  poer#1  poer#2  poeros  poeste  poesté  poestif  poestivement  possible  possiblement  possibleté  potence  potent  potestat  potestatem  pussablement  pussance  pussant  pussantment  pussaument 
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