deboneire (s.xii1/3)

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deboneire (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 25,1320b ager /1,134a area; Gdf: 2,436a debonier; GdfC: 9,277b debonaire; TL: 2,1237 debonaire; DEAF: ; DMF:  débonnaire; TLF:  débonnaire; OED:  debonair, debonnaire adj., n. / debonary adj.; MED:  debonaire adj., n. / debonarie adj.; DMLBS: ]
deboneir,  deboner,  debonere,  deboniere;  debonair,  debonaire;  debuneire,  deboneiree,  desbonere,  desbonaire  3 debonoire  215.26  

a.

1meek, mild, humble
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Seez deboneir et curteise (var. Frank, bonere et curteise (T)MS: 1415-20), Et ke tu saches bien parler fraunceys  (V) 17
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ombles e deboneires  257.15
( c.1295-98 )  qe il soit humbles e deboneres  245
kind, gentle
( c.1285; MS: c.1312 )  [...] q’il (=the shepherd) seit deboneyre a eus (=the sheep)  336
( 1304-05 )  lui voillez estre si gracious e si deboneres com vous purrez  64
easy, light
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  alcun religiun requerez sanz repentir Ke vus ert deboneire et leger a suffrir  20.36
2blessed
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  veoir le tresprecious sank [...] raier [...] hors de celuy costee debonaire (var. tresbenuré (C)MS: s.xivex) (=of J.C.)  143
noble, high-born
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Cist Margan fu mult de bon aire  3615
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  li gentils de bon aire  22
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Por ceo que fu debonaire (=prisoner) Nel voloit justise desfaire  281
( s.xiiex; MS: 1272-82 )  Iceo (=keep to one man) deit dame fere Si ele est deboneire  538
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Chescons de vus, seignurs, seit servisable Vers tutes genz de bon aires et estables  (B) 16693
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Franche dame & deboneiree (:agree)  70.100
3handsome, elegant
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  chelonite (=a stone) [...] Mult est e bele e de bon aire. Si est tote porprine e vaire  59.745
( 1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  covenable a sa mesun e debonaire  252
4flattering
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  blandientis: (L) debonere (var. blandisant (D)MS: s.xiii/xiv)  ii 77.160

s.

1humble person
( MS: s.xiii1 )  cum suplicibus: of deboners  ii 101.70
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Benurez sunt les deboneyres enver lur prome  26.6
( MS: s.xiii )  cum supplicibus: debuneyres  ii 93.70
2livestockbeneficial, tame animal
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Les desboneres sunt criez pur homme pur troy resuns: [...]; Les nusantes creatures [...]  18.36
nun deboneire
nundeboneire
aire#2  boneire 
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