costif (1266-1300)

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costif (1266-1300)


[ FEW: *2/ii,1083b constipare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  costever (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  costive a.; MED:  costif a.; DMLBS: ] costives  
M.E. (?)


1med.costive, constipated
( 1266-1300; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  les poires [...] ne laisent mie les viandes descendre al fons de l’estomac ne az entrailhes, car lur voie est estopee et por ce remaint le ventre costif en recevant  302
2med.binding, constipating
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  se les grapes pendues en l’air contre le solel soient [...] mout font a louer, car loinz sunt d’enflure et de ventousitez et ne sunt costives ne solubles  130.2190
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