occident (1113-19)

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occident (1113-19)

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[ FEW: 7,298a occidens; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,221b occident; TL: 6,971 ocident; DEAF:  ocident; DMF:  occident; TLF:  occident; OED:  occident n. and adj.; MED:  occident n.; DMLBS: 1994c occidentalis ]


1geog.(as a direction) west, point of the setting sun
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Quant li solails se trait En icele cuntree Qu'est 'occident' numee  2572
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Le orrez lur veint de l'orient Quis en meinet vers occident  212
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Le solayl leva her en orient e ço cocha en occident  820
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Ceste (= Egypt) cummence en orient, E fet sa fin en occident  866
( MS: s.xiiim )  Sa predication tendra en orient, E del sut en north, e tresque en occident  98
meteo.a westerly wind, zephyr
( MS: s.xiii2 )  quia favonius dicitur ventus qui est collateralis zephiro (gloss: ocident) secundum Virgilium  i 217
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