avertisement (c.1270)

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avertisement (c.1270)

[ FEW: 24,200a advertere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,255a avertissement; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  avertissement; TLF:  avertissement; OED:  advertisement n.; MED:  advertis(e)ment n.; DMLBS: ]


( 1428 )  et icelles enregistrent en leur livres et papiers et en envoyent le vidimus aux cappitaines de leurs bailliages et vicontez pour avoir d’icelles plus cler advertissement et congnoissance  54
( 1502 )  quant a l’advertissement de ladite matiere, je l’ay bien vollu faire asavoyr au roy […], pource que j’espere avoyr par dela plusieurs bons amis qui seroient bien joieulx me faire playsir  522
2shrewdness, acumen
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  (Accounts are to be made known yearly in all manors, so that profit and loss may be openly seen) e le avertisement de chescun baillif  292.c79 (var. p. 305)
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