penurie (1427)

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penurie (1427)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 8,208a penuria; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,340c penurie; TL: ; DEAF:  penurie; DMF:  pénurie; TLF:  pénurie; OED:  penury n.; MED:  penuri(e n.; DMLBS: 2184a penuria ]


1penury, poverty, destitution
( 1427 )  pur ceo qe le dit Johan Colles n'ad my ascun substance des biens, de satisfier as ditz suppliantz: sur qoi pur soy relever de sa graunde penurie et meschief, il soy nadgairs a compania a William Wawe et autres felons  iv 321
( 1483-84 )  furent compellez del necessité a dessolver lour hostielx et vivre en graund penurie et miserie  ii 478
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