comprover (c.1136-65)

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comprover (c.1136-65)

[ FEW: *9,403b probare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  prover (comprovaille); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  comprobate v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 412a comprobare ]


1to prove
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  pure predication […]; Confermee ert de Dampnedé E comprovee a verité  9052
2to confute, silence
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Pur cumpruver le e cumfundre  4584
to refute, disprove
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Lur cause est laide e replenie De fauseté e vilainie, Pur ceo ne poet aver duree Que tuz tens ne seit cumpruvee  11546
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