asuagement (1113-19)

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asuagement (1113-19)

[ FEW: 12,325a *suaviare; Gdf: 1,450c assouagement; GdfC: ; TL: 1,599 assoagement; DEAF:  soagier (assoagement); DMF:  assouagement; TLF: ; OED:  assuagement n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
assuagement;  aswagement  


1alleviation, relief
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Naient a la gent n’est asuagement  298
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  Asuagat le mal de li […] Tut si e mut plus ducement Li fist ele asuagement  118.228
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Sun office fist mult humblement, Kar ore quide aver aswagement  68.45
fig.(source of) relief
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (this story:) As tristes est confort e joie as dolerus, E assuagement al mal as amerus  15
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