credible (s.xii1)

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credible (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1308a credere; Gdf: 2,362c credible; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  croire (credible); DMF:  crédible; TLF:  crédible; OED:  credible a. and n.; MED:  credible a.; DMLBS: 515a credibilis ]


1 credible, believable
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Li tuen testimonie credable faiz sunt mult (Latin: Testimonia tua credibilia facta sunt nimis)  98.92.7
reliable, trustworthy
( 1423 )  que ceux assaiour et countroullour soient vaillantz, crediblez et expertz persones  ii 223
( 1432 )  autre credable parsone  iv 405
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