opidan (1271-72)

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opidan (1271-72)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,375a oppidum; Gdf: 5,607a opidain; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  opidain; DMF:  oppidain; TLF: ; OED:  oppidan n. and a.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2034b oppidanus ]

As veg1 translates directly from its Latin source, it may be necessary to consider this single attestation of the word an ad hoc Latinism.


1statusinhabitant of a town, townsman
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  al premer assaut (=on town or castle) ce (=se) esbaissent les opidans (Latin: primo impetu stupentibus oppidanis)  133.8
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