avantmetre (s.xiii)

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avantmetre (s.xiii)

[ FEW: *6/ii,191a mittere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  metre 2 (*); DMF:  avant-mettre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 93b antemittere ]


1to put forward
( 1310 )  solonc le purport de l’escript qe vous avez avantmys  Ed II ii 185
to expound, explain
( MS: s.xiii )  exponendo: avaunt metant  i 131-2
2fig.to prefer, set above
( MS: s.xivm )  ceo (=widow’s mite) est avaunt mis devaunt les richesces  5ra


( 1347 )  […] si qe poi en eide des custages avantmises fut levé  ii 166
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