duz (s.xii1/3)

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duz (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 3,174a dulcis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,405b dols; TL: 2,2051 douz; DEAF: ; DMF:  doux; TLF:  doux; OED:  douce adj.; MED:  douce adj.; DMLBS: 734a dulcis ]
duc,  duce,  dulc,  dulz,  dutz,  duz,  duzze;  douce,  douls;  decz,  deucz,  deux,  doz,  dolz, 
f. doce,  douce,  doulce,  duce,  dulce,  dulse,  dusce  

a.

1sweet
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  En Ynde uns arbres est Dunt li fruiz si dulz est Trestut le vunt requere Li colum de la tere  2478
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Figier est une manere de arbre ke porte duz fruit  235.20
( c.1300; MS: s.xv2 )  [...] grape dulse diverse en trois manieres. li un savour est sotille, ewous e prochein a egresce  296
( 1380 )  vins douces et Rinés  (ed. Rines)  70
2sweet, gentle
( c.1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  li povre le tindrent a duz, E li riche mestre sur tuz  214
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  Seinte virgine dulce e pie  (P) 228
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  si vus seiez de duz quer e omble  6.18
( 1399; MS: s.xv1 )  Si Dieu m’aid, deux sire, [...]  53.18
3pleasant, charming
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Ki la portera chiastement, Chianter porra mult haltement, E dulce voiz e bone avra  65.598
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  ele en ad mult Deu loé Del duz liu  496
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  parler et escire doulz fransois  88
4good, beneficial
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  par fleirour de douces oevres  221.29

adv.

1sweetly
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Plus flairent duz ke piment  115.109
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  [cestes] trois Maries achaterent ar[omanz] douz fleirans  272.24
2smoothly, without incident
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  le mes s’en va E a l’evesque duz repaira  4778

s.

1sweet person
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Li duz (=J.C.) a la franche (=B.V.M.) respunt  96.83
ewe duze, ewes duzes
ewe#1
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