espurgement (1121-35)

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espurgement (1121-35)

[ FEW: 3,315a expurgare; Gdf: 3,555c espurgement; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1268 espurgement; DEAF: ; DMF:  expurgement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esporgement;  purgement,  etspurgement (l. eçspurgement)  114.290  


1med.purging, cleansing
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  quant la plaie comence a secher de la quiture e se commencera a fermer, si amenusiez l’estoil solum l’esporgement e la fermure de la plaie  i 51
theol.purgation, purification of the soul from sin
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Beril demustre espurgement Que sainz pronuntierent a gent  2996
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  Aprés la mort serat espurgement  82.8
canon.eccl.purgation, affirmation on oath of innocence before an eccesiastical court
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  Li clerc lur respundi que [...] Le murdre lur neot del tut [...] E par espurgement l’en aveit a chef treit  799
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