infect (c.1360-79)

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infect (c.1360-79)


[ FEW: 4,664b infectus; Gdf: 4,577b infect; GdfC: 10,12b infect; TL: 4,1382 infect; DEAF: I234 infect; DMF:  infect; TLF:  infect; OED:  infect adj.1 and n.; MED:  infecte adj.; DMLBS: 1353c inficere 1 ]


1infected, polluted
( 1388 )  l’aire illoeqes est grandement corrupt et enfect  ii 59
lawinfected, corrupted (by heresy, sin, etc.)
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Du grant venym dont est implete Sempres la terre est tout replete, Mais cil qui sont infect de luy Au paine qant serront gari  9042
( 1414 )  Et coment la tresseinte esglise d'Engleterre par treshaute malice des certeins gentz d'Engleterre infectz d'eresies appellez Lollardes, ad estee longement et grevousement troublé, a grande displesance de Dieu  iv 15
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