ample (s.xii¼)

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ample (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 24,487a amplus; Gdf: 1,279c ample; GdfC: 8,113b ample; TL: 1,372 ample; DEAF:  ample; DMF:  ample; TLF:  ample; OED:  ample a.; MED:  ample a.; DMLBS: 80b amplus ]
aimple  

a.

1wide
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Mais ne lu fut pas asez ample Li planchier par ont il passa  134ra
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  si i metez le torsun del fil enz la plus aimple partie  i 74
wide, broad
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Ample out le vis e aukes fier  2969
widespread, far
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Puis montent lur corant destrés, que quergent la dame par ample regnez  2727
extensive
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ceo est la terre de promission Que jo donai a Abraham en dun. La terre est bone e ample e merveilluse En tut le mund n’en ad si plentivuse  (B) 1806
( MS: s.xiiiex )  L’autre est quant Deus par cest esample (=God’s archetype for the creation) Ceo mund furma veable e ample, E trest en forme e en matire Quanke purvist son sage enpire  259
2great
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Munies aveit B. li pius, De lui pernanz tuz ensample, Par sa vertud que ert ample  38
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  jo ai essample cels qui ainz pecherent, mult ample  181.590
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