coveiter (c.1136-37)

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coveiter (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1552a cupiditas; Gdf: 2,290b convoitier; GdfC: 9,237a covoitier; TL: 2,1001 covoitier; DEAF:  covoit (covoitier); DMF:  convoiter; TLF:  convoiter; OED:  covet v.; MED:  coveiten v.; DMLBS: ]
covaiter,  covater,  coveiteer,  coveitir,  coveter,  covetter,  coviter;  covoiter,  cuveiter;  koveiter;  convoiter,   coveitance  

v.a.

1to covet
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Pur l’erité qu’il cuveited Sa niece mesmariee ad  97
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  vous ne coveterés la femme vostre proeme  33.65
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  jo vus amonest[e] une chose, que vus ne convoitiez ne sa femme ne sa fille  ii 22
( 1326-27 )  coveitouse gentz, qe coveient baillies  ii 10
to desire
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  En servage e en vilté mettre nos coveitez  2327
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E quant cil tant le (=J.C.) cuveiterent Ki loinz devant k’il venist erent, E pur lur seinte cuveitie Od li sunt en durable vie  145ra10
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  ke het autre e coveite sa mort  87r
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  il quidout Deu resembler E covita estre sun per  1198
( s.xiv2; MS: s.xiv2 )  s’il ad la ventre freid e s’il ne covet nulle liqu[i]de (Latin: cibum) […] el nefim[e] jour morat  ii 256
( 1410-15; MS: c.1415-20 )  Pur ceo q’a voz pays je coveite venir  420

v.absol.

1to covet
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  ne sessent ja de coveiter; Mes poi lur semble tut quanke il unt  3854

v.n.

1to strive, fight
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Mes ore tant se targe la pees en coveitant (vars. covaytaunt  (H)MS: s.xiv1/4covataunt (P2)MS: s.xiv3/4) Que sa chevalerie […] fu prise meintenant  284.652
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  La char coveyte encontre le espirit, e l’esperit estrive encontre la char  51

p.pr._as_a.

1desirous
( MS: s.xivin )  Ceo tienk que jeo sui coveitant  88.102
( c.1400 )  mult sumes coveitance (l. coveitante) de vous avoir  ) 14r

p.p._as_a.

1in demand, sought after
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  char de moton e (=is) plus coveyté e meuz vendu adunke ke aprés le Aust  274.c33

sbst._inf.

1covetousness
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  (Judas) De sun sein reçut le loier, Kar del queor prist le coveiter  10492
( c.1165; MS: s.xiiex )  En cuveiter gist grant pertes  6.98
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