prosilite (s.xiv1)

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prosilite (s.xiv1)

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[ FEW: 9,464b proselytus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,436c proselyte; TL: 7,1997 proselite; DEAF:  proselite; DMF:  prosélyte; TLF:  prosélyte; OED:  proselyte n. and adj.; MED:  proselite n.; DMLBS: 2525c proselytus ]
proselit,  proselite  


1alien, foreign
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Lors nombra Salomon touz les biers proselitz les queux estoient [...]  287


1Judaismproselyte, one who has converted to Judaism
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  Et coment oismes nous ch[e]scum nostre langge en le quel sumes neez? Parceis et Medes [...] et cil qe habitent en Mesapothamie [...], Gieux [...] et proselitez, Cretes et Arabitz  (A) 362b
( MS: s.xivm )  chapellains, levitz, [...], prosilites  4rb
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