preface (c.1334)

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preface (c.1334)

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[ FEW: 9,293a praefatio; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,403c preface; TL: 7,1717 preface; DEAF:  preface; DMF:  préface; TLF:  préface; OED:  preface n.; MED:  preface n.; DMLBS: 2400c prafatio ]

pl. prefaz  


1eccl.musicliturgicalpreface, introductory invocation to God
( a.1399 )  l’ercevesqe chaunta cest preface: ‘Per omnia secula seculorum. Amen’. [...] Et puis fuist assis sur une chaier et le seignur de Fournyvalle tenyst sa mayn dextre et fuist enoynt par l’ercevesqe [...]  110.23
liturgicalmusiceccl.preface, introductory invocation to God before the central part of Mass
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Cist Pelagie fist chaunter les prefaz de la messe neof foitz en l’an  200.19
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