contenement (1121-35)

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contenement (1121-35)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1106a continere; Gdf: 2,263b contenement; GdfC: ; TL: 2,765 contenement; DEAF:  contenir (contenement); DMF:  contènement; TLF: ; OED:  contenement n.; MED:  contenement n.; DMLBS: 465a contenementum ]
conteignement,  conteinement,  conteinment;  cunteinement,  cuntenement,  cuntienement,  cutienement (l. cuntienement)  13460  

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1behaviour, conduct, way of life
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  (J.C., just like a lion) Poanz est par nature Sur tute creature. Od fer cuntenement E od fer veement  53
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  il voldrad ultre mer enveier un espie Pur veeir le cuntienement le pere en Normendie  410
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Ben sai que tu es crestien, Par tun contenement l’ai ben veu  8767
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Taunt cum [St Francis] lur (=to the birds) fist teu sermun, Aussy cum eussent entendement Rejoyrent en conteynement  5192
2critical, condemnatory attitude
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Ele (=the erring nun) se esmerveile estrangement Ke ele ne vit nule contenement De ceo ke afert a l’ordre De sa vie ke fu si orde  72.203
3lawtenement, property necessary to a freeman’s social position
( 1215; MS: 1226 )  Frans hom […] seit amerciez solonc la grandesce del forfait sauf son contenement  359.20
( 1275 )  qe […] nul home seit amercié saunz renable acheson […] ceo est asaver fraunk home sauve son contenement, Marchaund sauve sa marchandise […]  i 28 vi
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