gabel (c.1136-37)

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gabel (c.1136-37)


[ FEW: 16,3a gabb; Gdf: 4,198b gabel /4,196c gabil; GdfC: ; TL: 4,17 gabel /4,23 gabil; DEAF: G15 gab (gabel, gabil); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1 merriment, amusement
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Le jor metent terre a essil, La noit demeinent grant gabil, Le vin querent, les bestes tuent, Asseur beivent e mainguent  ii 68.4869
par gabel
1in jest, as a joke
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Li rei[s] par giu e par gabel Levat le pan de sun (=the queen’s) mantel  3793
gab  gabeis  gabement  gaber  gaberie  gabeur 
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