declination (s.xii1)

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declination (s.xii1)

[ FEW: *3,26a declinare; Gdf: 2,446a declinasion; GdfC: 9,282b declination; TL: 2,1254 declinacion; DEAF: ; DMF:  déclination; TLF: ; OED:  declination n.; MED:  declinacioun n.; DMLBS: 578b declinatio ]


1turning aside, vacillation
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  le faesant declinatiuns (Latin: facientem declinationes) je hai  181.C.3
2med.recuperative phase of an illness
( s.xiiim?; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Et eliseez une hore covenable a lui doner a manger come quant l'accés l'avera laissee et serra plus en repos, en [fevre] continuel ou tens de faus repos, kar hom ne les trovera ja san[s] fevre dusc'a la declination cretique  ii 23
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  en declination, ceo est a dire la departye de la maladie est (=saliva) blanche e mult viscouse  ii 163
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