briconie (c.1230 (?))

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briconie (c.1230 (?))

[ FEW: 1,522a *bricco; Gdf: 1,731b bricoigne /1,732a briconie; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1142 bricoigne /1,1143 briconie; DEAF:  bricon (briconie); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
bricunie;  brikunnie  

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1folly
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Semblereit ore grant briconie Ke fuse ore remis a letre (=a deaf and blind person)  104.56
( MS: s.xiiim )  le plus del pople meyne fole vie [...] E ke il en autres jugent a brikunnye Ço funt il en alme par grant deverie  4
nonsense
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  ne savum fors bricunie  150ra32
2wickedness
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Il (=thieves) unt fait grant briconie  1704
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  Trop est certes bricunie Acun home tolir la vie  5185
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  E Waleis les gaite a trop grant felonie [...]. E nos Engleis ne poent suffrir sa briconie  335.1200
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