pecchement (s.xiii1/4)

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pecchement (s.xiii1/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *8,98a peccare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pechier (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

Alternatively, this word, not otherwise attested, could be interpreted as an aphetic form of empeschement (cf. la plaie de l’oil est si tendre qe poy d’enpechement (var. de pechement) moelt grever l’en poet Sz Med 213), in the sense of ‘accusation’ or ‘impeachment’.


1theol.sinning, offending against God and the divine law
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Li Sodomit esteient malveise gent, Cil de Gomorre refurent ensement: Il s'entrepeccherent trestuz communement [...]. Loth nen out teche de cel pecché putlent (var. (C: s.xiii2) tiel jugement; (A: s.xiii1/4) de cel pecchement)  (B) 410 (var.)
peccatrice  pecchable  pecché#1  peccheor  peccher#1  pecchere#1  peccheresce  peccheriz  peccherous  peccherousement 
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