brefment (1113-19)

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brefment (1113-19)

[ FEW: 1,520a brevis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,374a briefment; TL: 1,1145 brief (briément/brievement); DEAF:  brief (brievement); DMF:  brièvement; TLF:  brièvement; OED:  briefly adv.; MED:  brefli adv.; DMLBS: 217b breviter ]
brieefment,  brieffment,  briefment,  brifment;  briément;  brevement,  brivment ,  brefvement  423 briefiment  1787  

adv.

1briefly
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Si cum jeo dis brefment Enz el cumencement  2947
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Brevement le voil cunter  5196
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Des set ordres ai dit brefment  1477
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  [...] dire brevement a pou de paroles ceo ke vus voudreez  182.20
2quickly
( 1303 )  il deliveront [...] entierement, briément et sanz delai  i 161
( 1382 )  qe les accomptes en l’Escheqier soient plus briefment oiez, faitz & engrossez  ii 22
( 1398 )  que lour ditz deputez facent pleine & due execution de toutz les choses desusditz briefment & sanz delaie  ii 143
3soon
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  e ensi me covendra briefment morir  58
( 1397; MS: s.xv1 )  nostre entente [...] est de vous bien paiere brieffment  339.15
brefment a dire
dire
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