corteis (c.1136-37)

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corteis (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/i,850b cohors; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,229a courtois; TL: 2,921 cortois; DEAF:  cortois; DMF:  courtois; TLF:  courtois; OED:  courteous adj.; MED:  courteis adj. and n.; DMLBS: ]
cortés,  cortois,  cortos;  courtois,  courteys;  curtais,  curteis,  curtois;  korteys  


1courteous, courtly
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiiiin )  Trop me feis (=soul) corteis, Par tei fui je (=body) malvais  (C) 339
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Cil chevaler cortois, qui d’amur sunt enbuit  1652
( MS: s.xiiiin )  facetus: idem est quod urbanus .i. curteis  i 377
( MS: s.xiii )  urbana / curteise  43
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  yl serra bel, corteys e bien apris  8.13
2(of an animal) amenable, easy
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  De cel esperver dunt vous me priastes ke jeo veyse e avisase, […] le ay trové corteys e ben afeyté  56B
3handsome, fine
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (Olimpias) Curteise aveit l’esschine, tendre est par le costé  108 var
4 name (used as a surname)
( 1166 )  Richard Curteis  Curtis


1courtier, courtly person, nobleman
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Fist que prodom e que curteis  5500
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  De quei il i parla nul corteis nel demand  1095
( MS: s.xiii )  comis: curteis  166
( MS: s.xiii2 )  comis: curtayse  ii 25
2 name (used as a surname)
( 1168 )  Robert le Curteis  Curtis
( 1238 )  John le Korteys  Curtis
cort#1  corteier  corteisement  corteisie  cortier  malcorteis  trescorteis 
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