malpas (s.xii3/4)

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malpas (s.xii3/4)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 7,739b passus 1; Gdf: 5,126b malpas; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1303 maupas; DEAF:  pas (maupas); DMF:  pas 2 (mal pas); TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1narrow, dangerous place
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  As malpas del pais metent lur gent plus feres  6228
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Avreit il nul de vus ici Ki maupas u destreit seust U l’um encumbrer les peust?  160.167
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  […] plus i perirent par le mal pas […] que ocis furent de armes  92
mal#1  pas#1 
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