regret (c.1150)

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regret (c.1150)


[ FEW: 16,53a grata; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,525c regret; TL: 8,635 regret; DEAF:  regreter (regret); DMF:  regret; TLF:  regret; OED:  regrate n.2 / regret n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The Anglo-Norman sense of ‘admonishment’ (associated with the idea of repetition) seems to be unique to Salemon, where it occurs repeatedly. For an editorial note on this, see Salemon iii 101.2999n.


1emotionregret, expression of sorrow or grief
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Friars asking for alms Regret averunt si alluable E guerdun aprés pardurable  3211
2admonishment, reprimand (?)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Regret n'est fors amonester Chose ki torne a oblier  3001
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  En la somunse e el regret U sapience nos remet  11835
aver regret pur (+inf.)
1emotionto miss, regret not
( MS: c.1400 )  avons tresgrant voulentee et regret pour parler avec nostre chier filz  (H3) 45
faire regret
1emotionto regret, deplore
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Ki cointement ceilet =hides pechiez Porchacet e quieort amistiez, E cil ki fait sovent regret (Latin: qui altero sermone repetat), De partir amanz s'entremet  10143
mettre en regret
1emotionto regret, deplore
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Pur ços met sovent en regret Ke lor fel us =of liars and false witnesses altres malmet  11485
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