deceivable (s.xii1)

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deceivable (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,25a decipere; Gdf: 2,440a decevable; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1244 decevable; DEAF: ; DMF:  décevable; TLF: ; OED:  deceivable adj.; MED:  deceivable adj.; DMLBS: ]
decevable,  desceivable;  decevabel,  decewable,  desonable  

a.

1deceitful
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Tant est cist siecle faus, cheitis e deceivables  741
( MS: s.xiii )  pellacis: desonable (l. desevable)  ii 117
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  Mensonge est fause significacioun de voiz oveke deceyvable entente  ii 214
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  losenganz et decevable conseils  184.32
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  pellacis: (L) decewable  ii 80
2uncertain
( MS: s.xiv )  ambiguum: decevabel  ii 59
fallible, unreliable
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Decevables chevals (Latin: Fallax equus) a salut  53.XXXII.17
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Fortune est variable, Mensungere e decevable, E se change cum le vent  180
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Mes la femme, ki plus fieble esteit E plus changable (vars. decevable (Y)MS: s.xiii4/4) en sun endreit Ke humme  122
3fake, substandard
( 1386-87 )  ordeigné fuist [...] q’ils ne deargentont tielx choses qe sount desceyvables, sur peyne de paier al chaumbre [...]  220
( 1403-04 )  mettre due punissement & redresse en les overaignes defectives & deceivables  iii 536
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