gorgee (c.1235)

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gorgee (c.1235)


[ FEW: 4,333a gurges; Gdf: 4,311c gorgiee; GdfC: 9,709a gorgiee; TL: 4,445 gorgiee; DEAF: G1003 gorge (gorgiee); DMF:  gorgée; TLF:  gorgée; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1mouthful (of words)
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Dient en hauste voiz e a cruel gorgee: ‘U est cist faus truantz ki a pute destinee [...]?’  523
dire sa gorgee
1fig.to speak one's mind
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  En parlant li (=BVM) dist sa gorgee Cum a sa seor de sa mere nee  144.69
( 1332; MS: s.xivex )  et parlera disant sa corgee come goliard  336
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