controverie (c.1170)

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controverie (c.1170)

[ FEW: 13/ii,318b *tropare; Gdf: 2,284a controverie; GdfC: ; TL: 2,813 controverie; DEAF:  controver (controverie); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
cuntroverie,  cuntreverie  

s.

1novelty
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Chescune (=fine lady) de autre aprent acounne novelerye E si estodient de lor sen de fere controverye (vars. controver estraungerie (O)MS: s.xivm)  318
2fabrication, falsehood
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Il le trest une part, dit li cuntroverie (vars. cuntreverie (H)MS: s.xiiim)  1874
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