genterie (1280-1307)

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genterie (1280-1307)


[ FEW: 4,110b gentilis; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 4,271 genterie; DEAF: G535 gent (genterie); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  gentry n.; MED:  gentri(e n.; DMLBS: ]
genterye,  gentirie,  gentyrye,  genturye,  gentrie,  gentrye  


1statuskinshipgentility, gentle birth, the fact of belonging to a family of gentle blood
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  e pur ceo qe sa gentyrye (of the falcon) est si graunde q’il ne ad qe fere de cel ordure  167
2status(the) nobility, noblemen
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ly roys les ad granté par sa curtaysye Terre et tenement, et membre et vye, Sauve de tote part a sa genturye (var. (Y: c.1327) seignurie) Raunceoun de chescun sulum sa folye  415.2250
3(of character or manners) nobility
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ne soffrez point perir la grant genturye De cels qe sunt remys conquere Acqitany  381.1405
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  il ad honte de ceo q’il ad fet e contre reison de genterye  54
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Del roi Edward le premere aprés la conquest [...] fount plusours choses a noumbrer de bien et de prouwesce et de genterie  340.26
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