gabement (c.1136-65)

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gabement (c.1136-65)


[ FEW: 16,3b gabb; Gdf: 4,197a gabement; GdfC: ; TL: 4,18 gabement; DEAF: G16 gab (gabement); DMF:  gabement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1frivolous talk, empty words
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Tricheors nos note ensement Ki tot vivent de gabement  10018
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  E dist li reis Willame (=upon hearing that Sir Robert will surrender if he sees him in person) : ‘Ço est sun gabbement’  1454
faire gabement
1to mock, jeer
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Vus nel manderez mes par lo mien loement; S’aparceit que l’amez si.n fera gabement  1036
gab  gabeis  gabel  gaber  gaberie  gabeur 
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