consummation (s.xii1)

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consummation (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1096b consummare; Gdf: 2,256c consommation; GdfC: 9,167c consommation; TL: 2,743 consomacïon; DEAF:  consomacïon; DMF:  consommation; TLF:  consommation; OED:  consummation n.; MED:  consummacioun n.; DMLBS: 462c consummatio ]
consummacion,  consummacioun;  consumatiun  

s.

1completion, fulfilment
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  De tute consumatiun (Latin: Omnis consummationis) vi la fin  226.CXVIII.96
(of a marriage) consumation, completion by sexual intercourse
( 1396 )  se nostre dit sire le roy trespassoit avant la consummacion du dit mariage [...]  533
( 1396 )  s'il avenoit que le roy nostre dit seignur morust aprés la consummacioun de la dite mariage [...]  536
2end, finish
( s.xiii3/4; MS: c.1275 )  ci ke a la consummacion du tens deu prince  615
( MS: 1307-25 )  Ceo sera consummacioun; E terre e ciel partut ardra E a nient repeirera  291
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