escoimus (s.xiii2)

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escoimus (s.xiii2)

[ FEW: 17,22b sceamu; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 3,954 escomos; DEAF: ; DMF:  escoimous; TLF: ; OED:  esquaymous adj. / squeamous adj.; MED:  squaimous adj.; DMLBS: ]
escoimous,  escomos;  excoimous,  excoimus; 
f. escoymusee  

a.

1squeamish, delicate
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Vous seignurs escoimus De gros respitz cosous Ne me sachetz mal gré  47
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  si il poy mange e beyt poy, lors est gageous ou escoymous, si bien mange [...] lors est glotoun ou outrageous  158
( MS: s.xiv1 )  De rien ne fut escoymusee Fors de pechié venymouse  97
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  Et comment qe le nes soit ore excoimous, si serra ele la plaie qe plus tost purrira  144
2disdainful, haughty
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  (a poor man) est meyns escoymous et jeo meyns humbles  25

s.

1squeamish, touchy person
( 1430; MS: s.xv2/4 )  Kar ascun chose toi eschapera Ke par aventure toi poisera Tout temps de vostre vie. Et pur ceo, bien vous guardez, Si vous rien parler voulez Od les escoymouses  (A) 171
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