aate (1121-35)

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aate (1121-35)

[ FEW: 24,134a adaptus; Gdf: 1,10b aate; GdfC: ; TL: 1,29 aate; DEAF:  aate; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1suitable, well-formed
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  (The lion) les gambes ad plates, Juste les pez aates  38
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  un petit tertrel A merveiles aate e bel  1492
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  coment se cuntenent tes armes? Par fei, sire, bones sunt e aates  626
2(of people) skilful, adroit
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Par la gambe qu’at plate Mustre Deus ert aate  70
3culin.nice, fine
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Li bers la (=boar’s shoulder) prist, si la mangat en haste; Il la fist tant cum ele fust mult ate  1406
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