ambicion (s.xiii1)

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ambicion (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 24,402b ambitio; Gdf: 1,253a ambition; GdfC: 8,98c ambicion; TL: 1,327 ambicïon; DEAF:  ambicïon; DMF:  ambition; TLF:  ambition; OED:  ambition n.; MED:  ambicioun n.; DMLBS: 75b ambitio ]
ambicioun,  ambiciun,  ambitiun  


( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Ambiciun […] fait a l’hume desirer terrien honur e seculer poesté  i 26
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  Met le pé en le estru de large ambicioun  418
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Ceste eschaunge estoit faite plus pur grant coveitise et ambicion qe n’estoit avenaunt  297.13
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