cherement (s.xii1/3)

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cherement (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 2/i,440a carus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,70c cherement; TL:  chier (chierement); DEAF:  cher; DMF:  chèrement; TLF:  chèrement; OED:  cheerfully adv.; MED:  cherli adv.; DMLBS: 291a carus ]
charement;  cherment,  chierment,  chrierement  266.9  

adv.

1warmly, sincerely
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  mut cherement La receut  3640
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  F. le mercia cherement  22.8
2dearly, at a high price
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  cherement voudreit meint homme achater une tele chose  154.31
( 1402 )  les ditz tanniers les (=skins) vendont fauxment tannez as cordewainers si chierment come ils volont  iii 495
3closely, carefully
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  (the eagle) De mult lointain pais l’aporte (=a stone) Pur ses pulcins ke li defent; En sun ni l’a mult cherement  50.544
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiim )  vit erraument Un lit al ciel […] E treis beles virgnes le gardent chierment  98
4earnestly
( 1364 )  vous prioms cherement qe par cest notre certificat voilés […]  163
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  Et hostiler, je te pri cherment que tu vuis couper du bois  11.17
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