asprece1 (s.xii1/3)

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asprece1 (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 25,469a asper; Gdf: 1,420b aspresse; GdfC: ; TL: 1,565 asprece; DEAF: ; DMF:  âpresse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
aspresce,  auspresse  

s.

1harshness, severity
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  E lui meissent en destrece E gardassent en dure asprece  74vb
(of action) harshness, roughness
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Ke par auspresse de nent costumé travail e corouce, bosoigne est ke il se sostienge en espleit  70.14
2pain, smarting
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  ematite Des palpebres tolt l’asprece (vars. aspreté (B)MS: s.xiiiex; aspertez (G)MS: s.xiiiin)  55.653
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  destrece del piz e forte fevre e aspresce de la lange e secke tusse encontre asprece de la gorge e la tusse  ii 162
3fig.violence
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  rien ne pert del cors […] Ke tuit desciré veirement Fu de l’asprece del turment  31r
4courage
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Pernez en vus alques d'aspresce, Si vus membre de la pruesce Que li barun aveir soleient  6235
aspreté 
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