laschement1 (s.xii3/4)

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laschement1 (s.xii3/4)


[ FEW: 5,231b laxicare; Gdf: 4,731c laschement 2; GdfC: 10,65c laschement 2; TL: 5,212 lasche (laschement); DEAF: ; DMF:  lâchement 2; TLF:  lâchement; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1laxly, negligently
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Mes quant la guerre fut quassie, Dunt sa char fut asaillie, Plus lachement mena sa vie; Pur ceo li fut sustrait l'aie  4807
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  E ausi fet ele (=laziness) sovent Ke laschement sun servise rent  676
ineffectively, sparingly
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  si li prie K’asez face acheter conrei, Noun laschement, mes a desrey  350
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Trop laschement lu (=spoiled child) chastiot  15952
reluctantly, half-heartedly
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  (the treasurer is ordered to donate fifteen pounds to St John) Mes cil le fist trop laschement Quant sursist sun cumandement (=and goes to the steward and the provost for advice)  1151
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  (we have to suffer hardship and give up fortune in order to go to Heaven) ore vus vei, ne sai cument, Les queors beiser trop laschement  2260
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  les gentz plus se hastent en purchaceant de mounter as richessez mes laschement e avalant se hastent de feare nul bien  43
2loosely, slackly
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  La royne Olimpias out son mantel osté. Mult fut gente de corps, le vis ot coloré; Bloie ot chevelure, laschement gualoné  137
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