[avenantise] (1160-74)

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[avenantise] (1160-74)

[ FEW: 24,190b advenire; Gdf: 1,516a avenantise; GdfC: ; TL: 1,714 avenantise; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1decency, courtesy
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  'N'est pas,' dist ele, 'avenantise, Que le plus bas de ma chemise, Ki a mes jambes frie e tuche, Seit reversé vers vostre buche'  ii 2839
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  venustatis: (O) avenauntise (var. (D: s.xiii/xiv) curteysie)  ii 37.77
en avenantise
1suitably, fittingly
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Lé paroles […] Abreger volayt e en avenauntyse Assembler e mettre en escryt  1828
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