adubement (c.1170)

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adubement (c.1170)

[ FEW: 15/ii,77b dubban; Gdf: 1,110a adoubement; GdfC: ; TL: 1,146 adobement; DEAF: ; DMF:  adoubement; TLF:  adoubement; OED:  adubment n.; MED:  adubbement n.; DMLBS: ]
adubbement,  adobement  


1knightly equipment
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Si fusse chevaler e usse adobement Encuntr’eus defendreie […]  1379
2embellishment, ornament
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Adubbement nul ne mist En parole que il deist  973
pej.deceptive arrangement, false show
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  oil pot estre deceu par adubement u par fantasme  ii 19
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