fanfelue (s.xiiex)

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fanfelue (s.xiiex)

[ FEW: 9,144b pompholyx; Gdf: 3,717c fanfelue /3,696c fafelu (fafelue); GdfC: ; TL: 3,1624 fanfelüe /3,1555 fafelue; DEAF: F114 fanfelue; DMF:  fanfelue; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
famfelue,  faunfelue;  famflue,  fanflue  


1trifle, something negligible
( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  La vertu k'est par Deu venue Mut vot turner en fanfelue  1317
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiiex )  Fables trovum en lor escrit, Famflues e maint tel dit Ke si un lai escutast A maus bricuns tost les jugast  156
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Tut quident ke seit fanflue Quantque ne pert a lur veue  1302
2trick, foolish illusion
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  (blind men) unt tut receu la wue. Dutent ke seit faunfelue  4060
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