diminuer (1379-80)

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diminuer (1379-80)

[ FEW: 3,81a diminuere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,384a diminuer; TL: 2,1931 diminüer; DEAF: ; DMF:  diminuer; TLF:  diminuer; OED:  diminue v.; MED:  diminuen v.; DMLBS: 667c diminuere ]


1lawto take away, subtract
( 1386 )  sur ce q’il fesoit protestation q’il purroit adder ou diminuer a sa response ceo qe a lui purroit estre honorable et profitable  iii 216
2to diminish, make less
( 1396 )  pour ce que les pastiz sont trop excessifs [...] il a esté et est ordené et acordé [...] qu'il y aura certaines personnes esleus et commises d'un costé et d'autre, qui briefment les amodereront et diminueront sanz croistre  566
to diminish, discredit
( 1379-80 )  [...] par ont le divin service est tres grantment diminué  ii 14 iii
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