contrariance (1280-1307)

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contrariance (1280-1307)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1121b contrarius; Gdf: 2,270a contrariance; GdfC: ; TL: 2,283 contrarïance; DEAF:  contraire 1 (contrarïance); DMF:  contrariance; TLF: ; OED:  contrariance n.; MED:  contrariaunce n.; DMLBS: ]
contrariaunce,  contrariantz  


1lawinconsistency, contradiction
( 1321 )  la bille suppose contrariaunce en lui meim  Ed II xxvi 129
2hostility, opposition
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Mais ore ne put suffrir plus de contrariance  362.1991
( 1323-25 )  la contrariaunce qe jeo trovoy en l’apparaillement des nefs  58
( c.1335; MS: s.xivm )  Des autres qi furent al dit contrariantz (=who were involved in the said opposition to the king), de lour mal fine vous eit (l. ert) dit par ordre  112
3breaking of agreement
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  treter de la peesse et juger la grevaunce Et fere les amendes de la contrariaunce  299.744
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