ocious (1214-16)

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ocious (1214-16)

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[ FEW: 7,443a otiosus; Gdf: 5,556c ocios; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  ocieux; TLF: ; OED:  otious adj.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2068c otiosus ]
ocios,  oscious  


1lazy, idle
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  une delit qe me prist de occupier un temps qe me soleit estre ocious en ascune service de Dieux  240
( 1376 )  devenont mendinantz (l. mendivantz) beggeres, pur mesner ocious vie  ii 340
( 1402 )  coment qe soit vagarant ou ociouse, et neez ou receant upland hors de citees et burghes, ne soit mys a nulle mistiere ou artifice  iii 501
otiose, fruitless, pointless
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  purqey dis tu taunt osciouse chose?  802
oisus  usdif 
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