defension1 (s.xii1)

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defension1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,29a defensio; Gdf: 2,458c defension; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1284 defensïon; DEAF: ; DMF:  défension; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  defensioun n.; DMLBS: 289a defensio ]
defencion,  defensioun,  defensiun;  difencion  

s.

1defence, protection
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Tu ies la meie defensiuns (Latin: protectio)  50.XXXI.8
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Il ne put [...] encontre la chalur defension trover  368
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Deu de la mort toi seit guarant E conseil e defension  104vb
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  (Diamond) est a home defensiun cuntre ses enemis  119
archit.weapons(instrument of) defence
( c.1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  Des armes u creit defensiun, Amit, aube, stole e fanun Se fist armer  529
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Il alargit sa cité environ De roistes murs e de defension (var. defensiun (E)MS: s.xiiim)  (B) 13180
chessdefence
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  Le neyr rey, si il ne ust pensé de bon defensioun, Unkes ne ust eschapé de mat la confusioun  39.681
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