aposteme (c.1240)

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aposteme (c.1240)

[ FEW: 25,18a apostema; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,151b aposteme /8,152c apostume; TL: 1,465 apostume /3,128 empostume; DEAF: ; DMF:  apostème / apostume / empostume; TLF:  apostème / apostume; OED:  apostem(e n.; MED:  apostem(e n.; DMLBS: 101c apostema ]
aposteim,  aposteime,  apostemie,  apostesme,  apostome,  apostoeme,  apostume;  empostume,  enpostume;  epostime,  apotesme  i 66 apostaine  i 227, 228  


1pathol.med.boil, abscess
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  [U]ne aposteme vent entre les narilles qui est polipus apelé  i 57
2fig.defect, blemish
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  pur ensample [doner de] moi as autres des enpostumes q’ils purront veoir et conoistre en moi  86
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