compas (s.xii3/4)

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compas (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,972a compassare; Gdf: 2,204a compas; GdfC: 9,138a compas; TL: 2,622 compas; DEAF:  compasser (compas); DMF:  compas; TLF:  compas; OED:  compass n.1, adj., and adv.; MED:  compas n.; DMLBS: 404a compassus 1 ]
compass,  compasse;  conpas;  cumpas,  cunpas;  cumpasse,  cumpaz  

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1implementpair of compasses
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  En trois la (=land) departirent sanz compas e desponde  34
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1200 )  circinus quod est romanice ‘cumpas’  143.88
2decor.circular shape or image
( 1397 )  un bone cope d’or de Cipre, par tout oeverez de compassez et estories de ymagerie de la passion et autres  295
( 1415 )  mon lit de vert embroudé ou (=with) une compas  ii 65
3circular area
( MS: 1330-40 )  Le compas dedentz le cuer (=atrium) ne est mie loyns de le Sepulcre, e l aest un peroun lequel Dieu dit qe fust la meene du mounde  122.20
circuit, encircling region
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Zones cercles u compas sunt  395
( MS: s.xiiiex )  circuitu: (C) cumpaz(var. inverunement (T)MS: xii/xiii)  ii 48
4plan, design
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Puis lui baillat l’escrist veant sa gent E le compas de l’edefiement  (B) 12180
5sense, meaning
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le frere […] Reconust le compas de ceu jargun  4913
a compas
1exactly, precisely
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Saphirs e esmeragdes a compas ordené  110 var
en compas
1roughly, in outline
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  […] ceo ke nus veum en nature N’est fur de ceste chose figure. Cum cil ke gette en cumpasse Un fundement en une place  9681
in a circle
( MS: s.xiv2 )  Le esperiet (var. espiere) s’en vait en compas en lusaunt totes choses  196vb
faire le compas de
1to measure
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Sapience […] Qui de mond le compas fesoies Et touz les noefs ciels ordenoies  156
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