strif (s.xivin)

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strif (s.xivin)


[FEW: *17,255b *strid; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  estrif (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  strife n.; MED:  strif(e n.; DMLBS: ]


1(tale of) strife, tribulation
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim ) Modewenne, la Deu amie, La qui mort e la qui vie En cest escrit (var. (W: s.xivin) E cest strif ) avez oie, Dunt la geste n'est pas finie  8179 (var.)
2dispute, debate, argument
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 ) Saal, chene et yff, De quele franceis n’y ad striff (M.E. Of wych frensh haþ no strif)  54.5
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