follarge (s.xiiiin)

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follarge (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: *3,688a follis /*5,182b largus; Gdf: 4,52b follarge; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  follarge; TLF: ; OED:  fool-large adj. and n.; MED:  follarge adj. and adv.; DMLBS: ]
folarge;  foularge;  fous large,  forilagisfoulagis  ii 102  

a.

1prodigal, recklessly wasteful
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Si tun veisin est ja trop riche, Il est fous large u il est chiche  962
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xivm )  Puis dona le Roi a chivalers et esquiers si larges douns qe checun lui tient follarge  22.17
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  il pout despendre a tuoz ceaus ke valer ly porunt ou en feet, ou en dist, noun pas foularge, ne trop eschars  51.26-27

s.

1spendthrift, waster
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Si ly follarges ust atant Come ot Cresus en son vivant [...]  8461
le fiz follarge
Bibl.theol.the prodigal son
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Laquele alme est signefié par le fiz foularge ke loinz fu alee de soen pere  145.28
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