aprimes (s.xii¼)

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aprimes (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 9,384a primus; Gdf: 6,405b prime 1; GdfC: 10,417b prime; TL: 7,1860 prim; DEAF:  prim (*); DMF:  prime 1; TLF:  prime 1; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
aprime;  auprimes  

adv.

1first(ly) (in a sequence), before anyone or anything else
( MS: s.xivin )  Pur lepre au premes acoyntier Et a la distresse de alayner  33
temporalinitially, originally, at the beginning
( s.xii2; MS: c.1200 )  Les fonteines des ewes apele il le parfundece des Escritures. Dunc apparurent eles a primes  201.486
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  E vindrent enz lur heritage Dunt furent essilez a primes  49
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiv1 )  Atant vint a la sale o (=where) au primes ot esté  (T) 833
for the first time
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Illoec truvames terre a primes; Aprés vint jurz a port venimes  893
dunc, idunc, ore, puis aprimes
temporalthen and only then
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Dunc aprimes muverez d’ici; Desque dunches sujurnerez, Puis aprimes vus an irez  768, 770
( 1307 )  ore adeprimes resceut il vostre homage, e ore aprimes estes vous devenu son homme  33-35 Ed I 483
adeprimes 
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