complaire (s.xii1)

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complaire (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,978a complacere; Gdf: 2,208a complaire; GdfC: 9,140b complaire; TL: 2,630 complaire; DEAF:  complaire; DMF:  complaire; TLF:  complaire / complaisant; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 407B complacere ]


1to be pleasing, agreeable
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Ensement cum prucein, ensement cum nostre frere, issi complaise[i]e  61.34.17
( 1394; MS: s.xv1 )  nous, qui a nostre dit cousin volons complaire et desirons que […]  156.11
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