specious (s.xiv1)

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specious (s.xiv1)


[FEW: 12,158b speciosus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,708a specieux; TL: ; DEAF:  specieux; DMF:  spécieux; TLF:  spécieux; OED:  specious a.; MED:  specious a.; DMLBS: 3148c speciosus]


porte speciouse
1theol.Bibl. toponymPorta Speciosa, ‘Beautiful Gate’, one of the gates of the Temple in Jerusalem (Acts 3:2)
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 ) Lors le conustrent il qe il estoit cesti qe cist a almoisne a la porte speciouse  (A) 363a
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