bosoignable (s.xii1)

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bosoignable (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 17,277a *sunni; Gdf: 1,634b besoignable; GdfC: ; TL: 1,944 besoignable; DEAF:  besoing (besoignable); DMF:  besognable; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
bosoinable;  besoinable,  besoignable,  besoingnable;  busoignable,  busuignable,  busuinable;  bossenable ,  bosinale, 
pl. bossenablis,  bosouynablez  ii 243  


1needy, in want
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  fut povre e besoingnable  7914
2needful, necessary
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Meis busuinable chose (Latin: necessarium) est a la pardurable salud, que [...]  209.29
( MS: s.xiii )  necessarie: bossenablis  ii 120
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  de ses costages bosoynables e nyent besoynables  290.c72
( 1347 )  qe briefs tantz et tieux comme busoignables serront, soient sur ce grantez  ii 172
( 1432 )  paiement & recompence, come a luy serront necessaries & bosinales  iv 417
3useful, needed
( 1373; MS: s.xivex )  come lour mestier y est moult bosoignable en la dite cité [...]  2
nient bosoignable
biensoignable  tresbosoignable 
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