empression (s.xiv1)

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empression (s.xiv1)

[ FEW: 4,602b impressio; Gdf: 4,557b impression; GdfC: 9,788c impression; TL: 4,1357 impressïon; DEAF: I140 impression; DMF:  impression; TLF:  impression; OED:  impression n.; MED:  impressioun n.; DMLBS: 1268b impressio ]


1impression, influence (on)
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  (King Solomon, when he ordered the infant to be cut in two:) Ainz la discrete impressioun Q’il deinz son cuer de Dieu avoit Tiel juggement lors l’enseinoit  11877
2phenomenon, that which creates an impression on the senses
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  une pucele de Grece [...] savoit les cours des esteyles et des planetes, et savoit predire les empressions q’estoyent a vener  8.59
empresser#1  impressure 
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