communal (s.xii1/4)

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communal (s.xii1/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,962b communis; Gdf: 2,197b communal 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,643 comunal; DEAF:  comun (comunal); DMF:  communal; TLF:  communal; OED:  communal adj.; MED:  communal adj.; DMLBS: 398a communalis ]
comunal,  comunel;  cominal;  cuminal,  cumunal,  cumunel;  cummunal  

a.

1common, general, widespread
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Iceo soefre meint gentil home. Ore mei dirrez cuntre cest mal, Kar cist en est mult communal  722
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  funt afruntément lur mal, Tut seit ceo pecché cuminal  8.20
( s.xiiim; MS: c.1300 )  cist quider est communal  786
( c.1260; MS: c.1275 )  il n’i ad fors ceus dous bref, e le communal nus avums pris  78
2large-scale, extensive
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  En un celer le (=the horse Bucephalus) fermerent Qu’il ne face a la gent grevance communal  475
3customary, usual
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Mais molt vousisse aprendre quale Fust sa parole communal  51vb
4(woman) common, available to all
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Quide […] ke ne seie leal, K’ici m’ad amené par gabeis un vassal, Tut pur mei essaier cum fusse cummunal?  879
5accessible, open to all
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  E la viande e les ostels Fust (vars. Fusent (L)MS: s.xiii2) as franc[s] humes cumunels  6218
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ly grant chemin ferré sunt a toz communal  1646
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Mais puis k’il ert muntez el ciel A trestuz le fist comunel  130vb16
accessible, sociable
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Auban ad nun […] N’i out plus cuneuz, ne nus plus communal  22
6generous, open-handed
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  il lur iert cummunal; Ne preisast [riche] aveir encuntre eus un jal  1985
7together, participating (in)
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  De la fuite sunt cumunels, Chevals laissent tut enselez  5526
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  Ne serrad mie des noeces communal  486
8equal
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  D’eskermir en tuz sens n’est a li cummunal Nul ki vest’ el pais u burel u cendal  379

quasi-adv

1without distinction
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Li aumoniers lo rei aveit pris cummunal Des povres al manger  4110
2together
( s.xii1/4; MS: s.xiii1 )  Un meis tut plein nagent par mer Trestut li frere comunel  (D) 236
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Enz en mi la bataille serrunt pris comunaus  1833
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  La remeindrum tut communal  6042
3equally
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  reclamat sun seignur Belial […] Ke il pusse ses cops reservir communal  (O) 4769
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