buffee (s.xii3/4)

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buffee (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 1,595b buff-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,350a bouffee; TL: 1,1025 bofee; DEAF:  bofer (bofee); DMF:  bouffée; TLF:  bouffée; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
buffai,  buffei,  buffoi,  buffois;  boffee;  bufai,  bufee,  bufoiz  

s.

1blow
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Si tu soffres batures [...] De un estraunge mester, Mut meuz suffrir dais de tun per les buffays  817
2meteo.puff (of wind)
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  (the clerics in face of the king) n’osent la bufee plus que le ros atendre  2830
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  de tant sont les boffees au deable e les nerz (var. venz (BN)MS: s.xivin) de ses temptacions sur celes (=highly-placed people) plus forz  254.8
meteo.gust of wind, squall
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Les venz ki surdent des valees E des ewes a granz buffees  14074
3fig.short time
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  ne dure ke une buffee  13293
4arrogance
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Quant la gent A.. out oy [...] le mandement Dayre, l’orgoillus roy, E ses granz manaces, sa fierté, son buffoy  1438
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  A. [...] Avoit descomfiz en batailles trois D. l’orgoillus e venquist son buffois  3780
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Qui par orgoil ou par bufai Le prestre ne deignet oir [...]  74va29
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  Car tant estoit de grant bufoiz Ke il ne s’en deignoit departir  118.772

a.

1arrogant
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Malement nos meinent cil guior buffoy  4814
faire buffee a
1to treat arrogantly, insult
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Il n’a veisin si fort, ki i face buffei, Qu’il tost ne se venge  505
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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