covenableté (s.xii1)

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covenableté (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1128a convenire; Gdf: 2,346a covenableté; GdfC: ; TL: 2,976 covenableté; DEAF:  covenir (covenableté); DMF:  convenableté; TLF: ; OED:  covenablete n.; MED:  covenablete n.; DMLBS: ]


1suitable occasion, opportunity
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Ne covenableté ne defaut pas, quant humaine pensers sunt fait plus orgeilousement e nient cointement ou fieblesse  120.17
good times
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  E faiz est li Sire refuges al povre, ajuere en cuvenabletez, en tribulattiun  9.9
( s.xiim; MS: s.xiiex )  E faiz est li sire refuges a povere: aidere en cuvenabletez, en tribulaciun  521
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