simon (c.1305)

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simon (c.1305)

[ FEW: 11,633b simon; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 9,660 simon; DEAF:  simon; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  simon n.; DMLBS: 179913 Simon n. ]
cymon,  symon  


1 (personification of) simony, selling or purchasing of ecclesiastical or spiritual benefits
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  Tres chivalers ad retenu en sa compaynye; Le un si est apelé sire Herege de Heresye, L'autre si est nomé sire Cymon (var. (Ch: c.1330) Symon ) de Symonye [...]  447
( 1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  celle part u Simon court Chascuns la main tendue acourt  7399
simoniak  simonial  simonin 
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