oseement (1212)

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oseement (1212)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 25,1043b ausare; Gdf: 5,650c oseement; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  oseement; DMF:  osément; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The double ‘-ee’ graphy suggests that this adverbial form is derived from the adjective osé (i.e. p.p. of oser1) rather than from the adjective os2 (which has the same sense).


1emotionbravely, boldly, courageously
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Quel ert li feu tant par ardant D'amor qui son quer esprist tant, Quant tant osseement tendi Lu col avant sanz contredit, Umblement par desouz l'espee Trenchante, traite, en haut levee?  13907
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  'Dunc', fait il, 'oseement Vus dirrai jo ço que jo sent'  4951
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Devaunt la pape Innocent, Le terz le numé, oseement Le purpos mustra de sa empryse  1168
os#2  osement  oser#1 
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