bassement (1171-74)

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bassement (1171-74)

[ FEW: 1,274a bassus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,299b bassement 3; TL: 1,856 bas (bassement); DEAF:  bas (bassement); DMF:  bassement 1; TLF:  bassement; OED:  basely adv.; MED: ; DMLBS: 185c basse ]


( MS: s.xivm )  (to a child when he or she leaves the table:) Si devez dire basement: 'Beau sire Dieu, grace te rent De quantque el secle me donez'  430.71
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  respondi bassement a moy  98.9
2shamefully, in a vile manner
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  le saint arcevesque desfient bassement  5347
( MS: s.xiiiex )  (God) Poverté ama e si la (=his clothes) mena asez bassement  74.37
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