[ordeiement] (s.xiii1)

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[ordeiement] (s.xiii1)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 4,487b horridus; Gdf: 5,619a ordoiement; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1200 ordoiement; DEAF:  ort 1 (ordoiemen); DMF:  ordoiement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

No Anglo-Norman attestations have been found for the literal sense of the word, i.e. ‘(act of) befouling, making dirty’.


1fig.(act of) sullying, defiling, debasing
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Cil plaist a Deu ki chastement Le (=sapphire) porte sanz ordeiement  (ms. ordeiment)  162. 172
ord  ordeé#1  ordeier  ordement  order  ordesce  ordure#1 
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