nunsage (s.xii1)

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nunsage (s.xii1)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: 5,526a nonsage; GdfC: ; TL: 6,796 nonsage; DEAF: ; DMF:  non-sage; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
nonsage;  nounsage  

a.

1ignorant, lacking in wisdom
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Nunsage sui, e jovne e tendre – Ma terre est mis a flambe e cendre – Saunz aie e decunseilez  647
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ne freez pas folage Si te feins nunsage Sulum lu e tens (Latin: Insipiens esto, cum tempus postulat aut res)  532
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Guar toy de l'omme q'est nounsage  13635

s.

1unwise, foolish person
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Entendez vus, fol el pueple, e vus, li nun sages (Latin: insipientes), a la fiede apernez  173.XCIII.8
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Sachez ke ceo quatre soers Deservirent bien en lur jurs Ke ou les cointes virges pristrent L'oille k'en lur lampes mistrent Ke ja meis ne seient estaintes Dont les nonsages font les pleintes  168
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  As dis des nunsages ne creez mie Ke dient ke nul d'astronomie La science ne puet saver  1294
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  lequel (=sin of lewdness) j'ai contrefait [...] pur engyner les noun sages  21
nientsage  sage#2 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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