encostant (c.1275)

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encostant (c.1275)

[ FEW: *2/ii,1245a costa; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1alongside, near by
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  En le eve le mist en costaunt (l. encostaunt?) Pres de la nef  3739


1adjoining, beside
( 1304-05 )  [...] lever autres edifices encosteant (l. en costeant?) les murs [...] du cimetere  48
( 1347-48 )  les auncienes walles encosteauntes la dite ewe  ii 210
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