aventurous (c.1245)

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aventurous (c.1245)

[ FEW: 24,196a *adventura; Gdf: 1,518c aventuros; GdfC: 8,253b aventuros; TL: 1,725 aventuros; DEAF: ; DMF:  aventureux; TLF:  aventureux; OED:  adventurous a.; MED:  aventurous a.; DMLBS: ]
aventurus,  aventeurus,  aventerus,  aventrus  

a.

1fated
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  pur saver a estrus Si fiz ou fillye enfauntirait, et coment aventurus (var. aventurs; aventrus)  i 4
2casual
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  acuns purchaz sount aventurous  i 240
3uncertain, unpredictable
( 1329-30 )  les damages en ceo ne pount estre estenduz, qar c’est chose aventurouse et en nouncertein  3-4 Ed III 94
4dangerous
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Vie est aventeruse de humme  5018
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  ordena le Rei Henri le secund qe por ceo qe tieux deduz (=tournaments) sunt aventurous, se deit chescun aprester qe Dieu le truice en seinte vie, si qe nul ne seit en mortel pecché […]  32
5devoted to adventure, adventure-seeking
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  Ataunt vynt G. a[s] jostes, vestu de foyle de ere tot vert, hors de la foreste, come cely qe fust aventurous e tot desconu  9.26
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