tresmortel (c.1185)

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tresmortel (c.1185)


[FEW: *6/iii,147b mortalis; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  mortel (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


enemi tresmortel
1mortal enemy, one who provokes enmity satisfied only by the death of the adversary
( c.1185; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Volez vus mover ver me guerre, Qui mon tresmortel enemi Avez en mon fiu afui?  4653
( 1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Tu fais comme cil qui soi surprendre Se laist comme fol et malbailly De son tresmortiel anemy  15983
mortel  tres#1 
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