aidable (c.1150)

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aidable (c.1150)

[ FEW: 24,163b adjutare; Gdf: 1,179a aidable; GdfC: ; TL: 1,225 aidable; DEAF: ; DMF:  aidable; TLF:  aidable; OED:  aidable adj.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
haiable  

a.

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( c.1150; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  De cest baron oez parler [...] qui en mer est tant aidable  230
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  (the castellan) vit que li suen esforz de rien ne fud aidable (var. durable)  484
( 1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  si envead gent aidable  1451
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  Li diamaunt […] est aydable as enchaunteurs  119.I.7
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  hom aidable Et pie et duce et socurable  3604
beneficial
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  celle douce laveure […] me serroit trop aidable  144
fig.conducive (to)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Lepre si est corruption des menbres fait d’umor aidables a porrir  i 248
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