[outrance] (c.1360-79)

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[outrance] (c.1360-79)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 14,10b ultra; Gdf: 5,668c outrance; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1419 outrance; DEAF:  outre (outrance); DMF:  outrance; TLF:  outrance; OED:  outrance n. / à outrance adv.; MED:  outrance n.2; DMLBS: ]


(jesque) a outrance
1to the utmost, the bitter end
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  qui sa pees au char dorra, N'en porra faillir qu'il n'avra La guerre jusqes al oultrance  8040
( MS: s.xv3/4 )  Item, toutesfoiz et quantes foiz que champ de bataille en lisces, soit a oultrance ou autrement, est jugié, entreprins et ordonné entre deux champions [...]  25
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