commere (c.1136-37)

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commere (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/ii,945b commater; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,133b commere; TL: 2,607 comere; DEAF:  comere; DMF:  commère; TLF:  commère; OED:  cummer n.; MED:  commare n.; DMLBS: 391b commater ]
comeere;  cumere,  cummere  


( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Dunc demandat de sa cumere U ele esteit, u ert sun pere  3775
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  Ne puis pas entendre pur quei huem ne puisset prendre sa cummere e sa fillole?  63.51
( 1366 )  l’Abbé de S.A. […] et Monsire T.D. […] furent compiers al dit enfant & la countesse comeere  ii 292
2neighbour, crony, gossip
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  Ma commere, q’est le droit chymyn vers Parys?  8.11
( 1415; MS: s.xv1/4 )  Ele est evesque (=with) une commere  72.27
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