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commendable (1403)

[ FEW: 2/ii,948b commendare; Gdf: 2,190a commandable; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  comander (comandable); DMF:  commandable; TLF: ; OED:  commendable adj. and n.; MED:  com(m)endable adj.; DMLBS: 391c commendabilis ]


1commendable, praiseworthy
( 1403 )  d'ycelle eawe appellé la Fosse dont la pescherie ad esté d'aunciene temps une de les plus commendables e profitables pescheries  SC 8/47/2332
( 1427 )  Consideree le bone & comendable service qe D. […] ad fait  iv 325
commendable, reputable
( 1410-15; MS: c.1415-20 )  j’ay gayné a Oxenford bon noun et comendable ovesque honour  428
2suitable, recommendable
( 1419 )  tiele aide et afforcement qe soient covenables et comendables pur le honure et seureté du roi  iv 116
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