comparison (s.xii3/4)

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comparison (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,970a comparare 2; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,137b comparaison; TL:  comparaison; DEAF:  comparer 1 (comparaison); DMF:  comparaison; TLF:  comparaison; OED:  comparison n.; MED:  comparisoun n.; DMLBS: 403a comparatio 1 ]
compareison,  comparreison,  compareisun,  comparisoun,  comparisun,  comperison;  compreison;  conparisun,  conparizon;  coumparisoun;  cumparison  

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1comparison
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Entendez la comparisun Del lil e del rei Salomon  150ra27
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  le quel reward de rien ne touche le heir […] ne nule comparisoun ne ad a relief  ii 51
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  quele compareison est entre le creatur e sa creature?  65.20
gramm.comparison
( c.1400; MS: s.xv1 )  Quantz degrés de comparison est il?  132
2appearance (?)
( 1214-16 )  Plus n’avroient vers lui foison N’en semblant, n’en compareison, N’en charité, n’en patience […] Qe les esteilles al soleil  28
sanz (nule) comparison
without compare
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xiv1 )  De tresor sanz comparison  70
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  et est plus grant et plus puissant sanz conparizon qe ly soudan ne soit  141
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  q’est si noble et si tresriche sanz nule comparison  75
par comparison de
by, in comparison with
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  failli quant a sa force par compareison des piers qe furent avant le deluvie  21.4
dire une comparison
to make a comparison
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Puis dist une conparisun: ‘Le figer,’ fait il, ‘esguardez’  62va9
faire comparison
to compare, make a comparison (between, with)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De quei put home a femme fere compareison?  7615
( c.1241; MS: s.xiii2 )  fetes comparisun des roulles des acuntes rendues e des roulles del aesme de blez e d’estor  394
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Coment David en le sauter fet comperison entre le pellican e irrus homme  216.5
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