defisement (s.xii1)

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defisement (s.xii1)

[ FEW: *3,349a facere; Gdf: 2,463a defisement; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1288 defisement; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1faintness, despondency
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Defisement tint mei (Latin: Defectio tenuit me), pur les peccheurs deguerpissanz la tue lei  116.118.53
2lack, want
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  (Paradise is) Uns lius delitables, el quel esteient arbres de diverses manieres contre divers defisement  21.69
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