[mauresce] (c.1150)

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[mauresce] (c.1150)

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[ FEW: 6/i,535b maturus; Gdf: 5,320c meuresse; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  mûresse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
maurece;  meuresce,  meuresse  

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1maturity of thought or judgement, wisdom
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Tuit li prelat de seinte eglise Sunt clamé veillard en tel guise Ke maur seient de doctrine [...] D'elx est notee la viellece E aveir de sens maurece  9860
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Ke vynt a veyllesce e a nul meuresce f[ol est]  (U) 34
excellence, refinement
( 1381-85; MS: s.xiv4/4 )  la meuresse des maners, honestetee de vie et la profundesse de lecture ount enhacez a greindre degree d’escoleuier  396.49b
maturesse  maur#1  maurance  maurer  maurté 
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