(mentage) (s.xiiiin)

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(mentage) (s.xiiiin)

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[ FEW: 6/i,745b mentiri; Gdf: 5,243b mentage; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1438 mentage; DEAF:  mentir (mentage); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

For the rejection of the reading mentage, see S Clem ants iii 117, note to 14826.


1lie, untruth
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  (the statement of St. Peter) Mult fait de vus a merveiller Que vus le vulez escuter Quant vus ne i veez personage, E ne semble el fors mentage (l. nientage) [...] Il est mentiere e nunsavant, Ne creez rien que il voist disant!  14826
menteor  menteresse  mentier  mentir 
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