devination (c.1200)

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devination (c.1200)

[ FEW: 3,109a divinatio; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,399a divinacion; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  divination; TLF:  divination; OED:  divination n.; MED:  divinacioun n.; DMLBS: 707c divinatio ]


1riddle, dark, obscure saying
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  ele ad Samson requis Qu’il li deist la devinaciun E que aprés solsist la questiun  (E) 4786
2discernment, insight
( 1214; MS: 1214-16 )  Gregoire est a dreit nomez, Qui entent l’interpreteison Par dreite devination  88
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