boisdie (s.xii1/3)

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boisdie (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 15/i,84a *bauson; Gdf: 1,673b boisdie; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1032 boisdie; DEAF:  boisier (boisdie); DMF:  boisdie; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
boedie,  boesdie,  boidie,  bosdie,  boidif  


1fraud, deception, trickery
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  (a stone) Venim destruit [...], Boisdie veint  53.610
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  la felunie, La traisun e la boisdie  4950
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Mut out cunquis par boesdie Plus ke par chivalerie  1139
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300? )  Puis s’aparçut le rei le boidif le abbé, De voider sa tere li ad cumaundé  613
( MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Coment il puet son proem desceiver par boidie  48
sanz boisdie
1straightforwardly, without difficulty
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Alez dreit la, ne dutez mie, Vos les troverez sanz boisdie  754
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  boer fuse nee Si jeo pusse sanz boidie Od cetes (=angels) juer tute ma vie  147.33
faire boisdie a
1to betray, deceive
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Assist i ses justices e fist sa establie De ceaus barons qe ja ne li front trecherie (var. (P: c.1310) boisdie)  1105
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