fortisme (s.xii1)

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fortisme (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,735b fortissimus; Gdf: 4,100b fortisme; GdfC: ; TL: 3,2156 fort (fortisme) /3,2163 fortisme; DEAF: ; DMF:  fortisme; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1strongest, most powerful
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Sicume merveille faiz sui a mulz, e tu la meie sperance fortisme (Latin: et tu spes mea fortissima)  122.LXX.7
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Li nuns de Deu, nostre seignor, Est, ço nos dit, fortisme  10750
( 1181-85; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Deu nus ait, li reis  (ms. le rei) fortimes!  848
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