tenebre (s.xii1)

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tenebre (s.xii1)

teniebre  

s.

1also_fig.darkness
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Les sedanz en tenebres e en umbre de mort  106.10
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  la tenebre oscure  139vb
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Dieu [...] devisa lumere dé tenebres  1r

a.

1dark
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  tenebre fu cel jur cum ceo fust nuit oscure  413
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  cumande que tost seit prise E en tenebre liu mise  (W) 1430
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tenebre