lethes (s.xiii2/4)

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lethes (s.xiii2/4)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF:  léthé; OED:  Lethe n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 1588a Lethe ]


1geog.mythologicalLethe, river whose water induces forgetfulness in those who drink it; forgetfulness
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Litargie si est une apostume en la deraine celle du chief. Si est dite litargia a lethes, quod est oblivio, por ce que ele fait tot oblier  i 172
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