suzain (c.1290)

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suzain (c.1290)


[FEW: *12,370a subtus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  soz (sozain); DMF:  souzain; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
soulthein,  southen,  southzein,  soubtheyne, 
f. soudzneyne  (O) 331vb  


1lower, bottom
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 ) La sovereine levere e la suzaine (M.E. nethere)  88
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm ) Tu ne prendras en lieu de gage la mole suseine ne southzeine  134va
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 ) Le soubtheyne luyre [sic] et sovereine (M.E. þe nyþer lyppe and þe overer)  17.6


1geog.lower, southern one
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm ) Et il descendi en Atharothaddar en la mountaigne qe est al meridien de Betheron la southzein  843
suz#1  suzerein 
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