contrepois (s.xii3/4)

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contrepois (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 8,205b pensum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,185c contrepois ; TL: 2,802 contrepois; DEAF:  peser (*); DMF:  contrepoids; TLF:  contrepoids; OED:  counterpoise n.; MED:  countrepeis(e n.; DMLBS: 473b contrapondus ]


( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  stater: […] dicitur gallice contrepois  i 394
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  La mettez en balance si la fetes peiser, E mettés contrepoise or e argent cler  5576
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  me serreit bosoigne moelt grante d’avoir un contrepoys pur bien contrepoiser les grantz mals et vils pecchez qe j’ai fait quant ils serront en la balance  234
( MS: s.xiv2 )  si que avence soit contrepoys de touz (=other herbs in prescription)  514
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