cert (1121-25)

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cert (1121-25)

[ FEW: 2/i,609b certus; Gdf: 2,23a cert; GdfC: ; TL: 2,131 cert; DEAF:  cert; DMF:  cert; TLF:  cert; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 319c certus ]
ciert;  sert; 
pl. certes,  certz,  cerz,  serz  

a.

1certain, sure
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Tuit entrent en glorie certe  1728
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Peridon est piere verz; De ses vertuz ne sui pas cerz Fors tant k’en feu ne poet ardoir  294
( c.1265 )  Ore ne poet le tenaunt jammés estre cert quele des verges l’em lui demaunde  66
certain, convinced
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  ne vus en crei neent, Si joe meuz n’en sui cert, e çoe par jurement  1938
( 1214-16 )  Tant large ert des bons temporaus Quant plus cert des celestiaus  1532
certain, definite, authentic
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  Ceo est chose veire e certe  762
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Les nuveles sunt ben certes  2223
accurate, correct
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Nus les cuntasmes tuz a cert cunte establi  1546
assured, confident
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E doute les guiors, car il les siet culverz. Donc n’est pas de sey en cel pais tuyt cerz  4538
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Ke vus en seez le plus sert Ke jeo ne ment de nule ren  112.210
a cert
certain
( 1469 )  il ne poet estre assert quel de eux covient presenter  128.7
de cert
for sure
( 1265; MS: s.xivin )  Le nombre ne sai de cert nomer  124
nun cert
nuncert
faire cert
to inform
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Son non priat que lui deist, Puis aprés que cert le feist […]  1462
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