cressance1 (1113-19)

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cressance1 (1113-19)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1324b crescere; Gdf: 2,366c crescence; GdfC: 9,244a creissance; TL: 2,1079 croissance; DEAF:  croistre (croissance); DMF:  croissance; TLF:  croissance; OED:  crescence n.; MED:  crescence n.; DMLBS: 516b crescentia ]
cressaunce;  creissance;  cresance,  cresaunce,  cresaunz;  croissance,  croisence  

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1increase
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  Embolisme est creissance […]  2385
also_fig.growth
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Beu fiz E. […] Deus bone cresance vus dunt  (ms. doynd)  534
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  des anz de sa cressance a l’estudie aveit tele aliance  219
( c.1300 )  la mer monte et se retrait, solonc le movement et la croissance de la lune  74.41
( 1302 )  […] pur la cresaunz de la dit vile  44
( c.1365; MS: s.xiv4/4 )  e vostre plantee serra […] issint enracyné qe mes flours […] serrount tresbien sustenuz […], le vostre subside […] a la primeraigne cresance benurément enchesonantz  374
rising water, flood
( 1332; MS: s.xivex )  as chescune [chaucee] y a ordiegnee une escluse [...] pur tenir la cressaunce [dans le] ventre de la rivere  318
2size
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Queus jovres, queus veuz, queus gentil de nesance, Queus petiz, queus maens, queus grantz de cresance  1380
3produce
( 1388 )  quirs et peaux lanuz de la cressance du contees de Northumberland  226
( c.1392 )  milles sakes de layn […] de la cressance  (ed. lancressance)  (ms. lacressance) du dit counté  54
( 1399 )  pealx lanutz, si bien del cresceance de Tevedale […] et autres del cresceance d’Engleterre  iii 429
aver uncore cressance
to grow up
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  cist deit estre reis s’il ad encor cressaunce  1317
acressance  cressure 
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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