venim (s.xii1)

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venim (s.xii1)

venin,  venime,  venum  18  

s.

1also_fig.venom, poison
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  venims d'icels serpenz  248.CXXXIX.3
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  par venim l'empusuna  4910
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  La devant soen confessour vomisse tut hors [...] le venim e tute la ordure [...] ke ele ad pensé  113.20
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  C. espandi son venyn de heresie  141.27
2corruption
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ja n'est rien de lure char tendre Fors orde venim e vermes e cendre  336
3sorcery
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  en ses (=Babylon's) venims (Latin: veneficiis) foleerent tutes genz  3538
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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