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decay (1372)

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  decay n.; MED:  decai n.; DMLBS: ]
dekaie;  desché  

s.

(M.E.) 
a, en decay
1in ruins
( 1372 )  il y ad un molyn tout en desché, le quel ne serra amendez ne reparaillez  i 267
(de)venir a, en decay
1to collapse, fall into decay
( 1436 )  icelles ville & marchez deviendront a dekaie & perde  iv 496
( 1481-82 )  et ore la meason (=religious house) est venuz en decay et est disolue  ii 36.21
dechair 
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