contretroveure (c.1300)

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contretroveure (c.1300)

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[ FEW: *13/ii,319a *tropare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  trover (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
 

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1(act or product of) invention, composition
( c.1300 )  Et les Helenis, quant voloient faire vers ou rime [...] bon vin usoient, car lors soi trovoient de milhor sens et de plus soutil contretroveure a faire dittees et contretroveures et melodies  95.847-48
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