affable (c.1275)

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affable (c.1275)

[ FEW: 24,243b affabilis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,38c affable; TL: 1,168 afable; DEAF: ; DMF:  affable; TLF:  affable; OED:  affable a.; MED:  affabyl a.; DMLBS: 47a affabilis ]
effable  132  


1affable, benign
( s.xiii4/4; MS: 1307-15 )  il estoit a poveres affable  64
( 1323-25 )  plus commons de port et plus affables as poveres et as riches q’ils ne sont ore  67
friendly, easy-going
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Curtays, despendaunt e affable  86
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