glettus (c.1230 (?))

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glettus (c.1230 (?))

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[ FEW: 4,157a glittus; Gdf: 4,289c gleteus; GdfC: ; TL: 4,372 gletos; DEAF: G841 glet (gleteus); DMF:  gleteux; TLF: ; OED:  gleetous adj.; MED:  glettous adj.; DMLBS: ]
glettous;  gletus,  glectusglettus?  150.73  

a.

1pathol.med.viscous, covered with slime
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiii2 )  Ceste maladie pot estre de fleume gletuse ki pent el gisir cumme glu e en la buele  150.47
fig.ill-tempered
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Kar fel esteit a demesure, Orguillus de sa porture, Estut, noisus sanz mesure, Gletus e fel sulunc nature  8512
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Estranglé l’ust, ne fust rescus, Tant fu irez, ardantz, glettus  3156
2falc.orn.zool.voracious (of hawk)
( MS: 1272-82 )  si voustre oysel est glettous, prenez cenimodan, si triblez et moillez sa char el jus qant vous le peistrez de ci ki il eyt la glette perdue  132D
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