abusion (c.1150)

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abusion (c.1150)

[ FEW: 24,60b abusio; Gdf: 1,40a abusion; GdfC: ; TL: 1,69 abusion; DEAF: ; DMF:  abusion; TLF: ; OED:  abusion n.; MED:  abusioun n.; DMLBS: 11a abusio ]
abusioun,  abusiun;  abbusion  

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1abuse, improper practice
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Aprés les morteus pecchez set -- Si nul de ces par kas eit fet -- Demander dé duze abusiuns Ke l’en fet en religiuns  10031
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Si at une coyfe de mult orde fame. Un wardecors de abusiun (vars. ms. joberie)  412
( c.1350 )  ascunes custumes bones et honestes […] et autres usages que sount abusions gardez et usez, lesqueux sount countre l’estat de vostre religion  100
( 1411 )  remedie pur abusion de la loye  iii 647
wrong, impropriety
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  E male abusion labore Quant Deu guerpist e idele aore  1967
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Ceo ne est si folie nun E turne a grant abusion De dire […]  9546
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Car trop lur serroit grant abusioun Que homme dust estre lur (=angels’) compaignoun  876
2lawabuse, illegal use
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  fausines e abusions usez en court  187
en abusion
wrongly, improperly
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Verité est en jugement […] Ki verité en toldreit, Jugement sun dreit nun perdreit. En abusion est nomé S’il n’est traitié en verité  10793
abusion est que
it is wrong that
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Abusion est qe prison soit chargé de fer  160
abusion est a
it is erroneous to
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  […]: Abusion est a quider qe escriz e chartres facent estat  163
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