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alegement1 (1165-80 (?))

[ FEW: 24,331b alleviare; Gdf: 1,214c alegement; GdfC: 8,73a alegement; TL: 1,278 alegement; DEAF:  alegier (alegement); DMF:  allégement; TLF:  allégement; OED:  allegement n.1; MED:  alleg(g)ement n.; DMLBS: 65c alleviamentum ]
allegement;  aleggement,  alleggement,  alegemant;  eslegement;  leggement  


1alleviation, relief
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  (last rites of the Church) Ki est a crestiene gent Dulz achat, dulz alegement  234.38
( 1267; MS: c.1300 )  des biens avera cunfort K’il meimes fit en sun vivant. Acun allegement avera par tant De la peine ke tant est dure  12744
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  me donez santé e allegement de m’anguisse  1025
sanz alegement
1fig.without escape
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  hom dist ke par largement doner Put hom bien soun enemy asorber […] s’il ne ust doné le seon largement, Confundu en fust saunz allegement  37.576
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