guischos (1165-80 (?))

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guischos (1165-80 (?))


[ FEW: 17,432b vizkr; Gdf: 4,388c guiscos; GdfC: ; TL: 4,795 guischos; DEAF: G1658 guische (guischos); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
guischous,  guischus;  guichus;  gwichous;  wichous,  wichus;  wychous,  winchous(l. wuichous)  


1crafty, full of tricks
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  (the horse:) Cruels est e mut orguillus, E nient dantez e tut wischus  267.84
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Mult fud, ceo dist, mal arteillus, Enchantur e trop guischus  4690
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  ses (the Devil's) engigns gros, ses guischuses sorceries et toutes ses decevances  184.28
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  La cowe del gopil signifie la fyn des gentz wischous e cautelous  33


1wily, crafty person
( c.1185 )  Si fist cestui cum mal felon, Pentalis li guischus ot nun  84
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  [les] wichous (var. (B: c.1330) winchous (l. wuichous)) qe ount deceu lur preosme par cautelz e mestriez  134
guischart  guische  guischese 
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