coveitise (s.xii1)

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coveitise (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1551b cupiditas; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,237b covoitise; TL: 2,1002 covoitise; DEAF:  covoit (covoitise); DMF:  convoitise; TLF:  convoitise; OED:  coveitise n.; MED:  coveitise n.; DMLBS: ]
covaitise,  covatise,  covetise,  covettise,  covitise;  cuvaitise,  cuveitise,  cuvetise;  coveiteise;  chuveitise,  cufeitise  6342  


1covetousness, cupidity, greed
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) oblierent les ovres de lui, ne sustindrent le conseil de lui, e coveiterent cuveitise el desert (Latin: concupierunt concupiscentiam in deserto)  107.105.14
( c.1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 ) Coveitise d'aveir Les f[e]ra naier voir  695
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Avarice, ceo est cuveitise  13795
( MS: s.xiii2 )  cupido: covetyse  ii 4
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  les medicines encountre coveitise e avarice  10.18
keen desire
( s.xiii1/3; MS: c.1255 )  sin ai jo coveitise De lui faire grant servise  (P) 205
( MS: s.xiii2 )  ambitus: coveytise  ii 23
( 1354 )  fount les prisonz devenir provors appeler leux (=loyal) gentz pur coveitise de gayner  291
2base action, deed
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xivm )  blameront molt l’Emperour pur la coveitise q’il pensa faire  43.22
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