deceivance (c.1150)

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deceivance (c.1150)

[ FEW: *3,25a decipere; Gdf: 2,440b decevance; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1245 decevance; DEAF: ; DMF:  décevance; TLF: ; OED:  deceivance n.; MED:  deceivaunce n.; DMLBS: ]
decevance,  decevaunce,  decevanche;  deçavance,  desçaivaunce;  desceivance,  desceivaunce;  discevaunce,  desceivaunz  

s.

1deceit, deception, trick(ery)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  En veire amor n’ad decevance Plus que en certee dotance  3035
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Par engin et par decevance  (D) 1592
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  ceo fu fantaime e fable E decevance del Diable  112
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  ses (=the Devil’s) guischuses sorceries et toutes ses decevances, sicome faus songes, falses moustrances, [...]  184.29-30
( c.1300 )  e donqe serra l’autre amerchié pur son faus cleym, kar che est une desceivaunz de dehereiteson  i 275
( 1312 )  P. de G. ad malmenez & malconseillez nostre Seignur le Roi, & l’ad enticee a mal faire en diverses maneres & deceivances  i 283
( 1338 )  sanz fraude, decevanche et sanz mal engyn  ii 119.42
en deceivance de
1to the frustration, thwarting of
( 1327 )  les vicountes [...] les (=prisoners) seuffrent aler [...] en deceyvaunce de seynt eglise  109
( c.1335; MS: s.xivm )  [...] en grante desceivance de la dite roigne  122
faire deceivance a
1to deceive, lead astray
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Molesce, e fause afiance E coveitise lur funt decevance  10064
2deceitfully
( 1346 )  tote ceste terre de la dite monoie desceivantment repleny  ii 160
3deceitfully
(TBD)  tote ceste terre de la dite monoie desceivantment repleny  ii 160

adv.

1deceitfully
(TBD)  tote ceste terre de la dite monoie desceivantment repleny  ii 160
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