presque (s.xiii2/4)

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presque (s.xiii2/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,366b presse; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,412a presque; TL: 7,1786 près (presque); DEAF:  pres (presque); DMF:  presque; TLF:  presque; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1almost, virtually
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mes quant ce vient de melancolie, se crient et chantent et se pleignent mult [...] Mes quant ceste maladie vient de sanc, si rient presque tot adés  i 181
( MS: 1272-82 )  Si voustre oysel ad la beistie, ceo est pres[que] la pere, si l’apelent giste  131D
pres#1  que#2  presdiluec 
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