chaste (1113-19)

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chaste (1113-19)

[ FEW: 2/i,478b castus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,57b chaste; TL: 2,302 chaste; DEAF:  chaste; DMF:  chaste; TLF:  chaste; OED:  chaste a.; MED:  chast a.; DMLBS: 296b castus ]
chast;  caste,  chiaste  38.687  


1chaste, virginal
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  [V]irgo signefie Le filz sainte Marie. Caste fud mult forment  1695
( 1163-70; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Chaste esteit de quer et de cors  324
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  qant ad perdu soun mary, chast se tient aprés tot sa vie  164
( MS: s.xiii2 )  celebs: (D) gallice chaste  ii 16
2 pure in spirit or faith, virtuous
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Li parlement del Segnur, parlement chaste  48.11.7
nun chaste
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