certeinement (s.xii1)

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certeinement (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,611a certus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,21b certainement; TL: 2,133 certain; DEAF:  cert; DMF:  certainement; TLF:  certainement; OED:  certainly adv.; MED:  certainli adv.; DMLBS: ]
certeinnement,  certainement,  cartainnement;  certaignement,  certeignement;  certeinment;  serteinement,  seirtenement  138  

adv.

1certainly, definitely, for sure
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Pur ço savrum certeinement Que […] sané serra hastivement  1977
( 1372 )  que nous soiens certainement apris et acerticez que les fees […] ne passont outre .x. marcz par an  i 200
( c.1380; MS: s.xiv4/4 )  certaignement nous avons l’esploit du dit J. […] moult tendrement al coer  386
liturgicaleccl.truly, verily
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Od le Saint Esperit en gloire de Deu le Pere. Certeinement. (Latin: Amen)  286.17
2securely
( s.xiv )  ils sount tenuz a affyer lour boucles et lour esclores byen et certeynement  ii 74
3lawprecisely
( 1260; MS: s.xivin )  la nature de checun bref covent certeynement especifier  113
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