concubine (c.1292)

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concubine (c.1292)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1014b concubina; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,146a concubine; TL: 2,661 concubine; DEAF:  concubine; DMF:  concubine; TLF:  concubin; OED:  concubine n.; MED:  concubin(e n.; DMLBS: 424a concubina ]
 

s.

1concubine
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  Si ceste seit de bon lyniage Jeo la prenderay en mariage. E si noun ele serra Ma concubyne  62
( MS: s.xiv2 )  ses femmes & ses concubines  285va

a.

1concubinary, cohabiting
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  de douns qe acunes gentz fount a lour amies concubines, a aver et a tener a la concubine et a ses enfauntz  i 231
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