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amie (1155)

[ FEW: 24,445b amicus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,105a ami (amie); TL: 1,350 ami (amie); DEAF:  amie; DMF:  ami (amie); TLF:  ami (amie); OED:  ami n. (amye); MED:  ami(e n.; DMLBS: 77c amicus (amica) ]
 

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1femalefriend
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ne mie a l’espouse e a l’amie Dampnedeu  247.7
femalemistress
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  amant et amie  (Sn1) 593
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  douns qe acunes gentz fount a lour amies concubines  i 231
( c.1325 )  yl pryt Heroudie […] a sa amye & a sa femme  34.4
2femalekinshipkinswoman
( 1302 )  seysitis (=seisir) la garde com procheyn amye  30-31 Ed I 91
femalekinshipwife
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Gudlac, li reis des Daneis, sout Que Brennes s'amie en menout  2452
aver a amie
to have as a mistress
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Mes ke amast utre mesure Si ardaument geskes a reivure Une femme k’a amie eust […]  5599
se faire amie a
pej.to be a friend to
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ele (=Woman) se volt faire a tutes genz amie; Trestuz apele, mes ceo est tricherie  (B) 7267
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