desmesureement (s.xii2/4)

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desmesureement (s.xii2/4)


[ FEW: 6/i,728a mensurare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,347a desmesureement; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  démesurément; TLF:  démesurément; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1(in a way) beyond measure
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Orez i ad de tuneire e de vent, Pluie e gresilz desmesureement  1425
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Ja ne pensera queor tiele beneurté qe jeo ne dorrai pur la vostre amour (=God's) desmesureement, desowelement definablement greignure toute la richesse  292.16-17
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