malfelun (s.xiiiin)

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malfelun (s.xiiiin)

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[ FEW: 15/ii,124a *fillo; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1293 maufelon; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
malfeloun,  malfolun,  maufelun  


1theol.scoundrel, evil-doer (in reference to the Devil)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Vint par son seint cors rachater De l'enfernal dampnaciun [...] U nus out trait li malfelun Par sa male sediciun  15
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  E si li dist, oiez coment, Le terreitere (l. treitre?), le malfolun pulent  99.44
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Trop est cil malfeloun deceu Q’ensi desrobbe maison Dieu Et de ses biens fait le descrés  7165
felun#1  mal#1 
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