usance (c.1360-79)

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usance (c.1360-79)

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[ FEW: 14,70a usare; Gdf: 8,120a usance; GdfC: ; TL: 11,61 usance; DEAF:  user (usance); DMF:  usance; TLF:  usance; OED:  usance n.; MED:  usaunce n.; DMLBS: 3566b usancia ]


1use, utilisation
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  chascune art [...] Est bonne en bonne governance, Si nule la mette en male usance  25979
2habit, custom
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Du confesser qui ceste usance Voldra tenir, n'ad mais doubtance de ses pecchés  15082
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Sa viele usance ne laissa  27863
lawusage, custom, established practice
( MS: s.xv3/4 )  Ce sont les droiz et largesces appartenans et d'ancienneté acoustumez aux Roys d'armes selon l'usance du Royaume d'Angleterre  23v
us#1  usablement  usage  usee  usure#2 
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