piphanie (1323-25)

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piphanie (1323-25)

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[ FEW: 3,231a epiphania; Gdf: 7,714c tifaigne (piphaine); GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Epiphany n.1 (pyffanie); MED:  epiphanie (piffanie); DMLBS: ]
phiphanie,  pifayne  

The lexeme is an aphetic form of epiphane.


1timeeccl.liturgicalEpiphany, feast of the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles through the visit of the Magi to the Christ Child (the twelfth day after Christmas, i.e. 6 January)
( 1323-25 )  Escrites a Bordeaux le vendredi aprés la pifayne  128
( 1374 )  Robert Asshetone [...] tint un parlement a Kilkenny lendemayne de la phiphanie, l’an du regne le roy [...]  203.78
( 1400; MS: s.xv1 )  le jour de la piphanie  116.12
epiphane  tiphanie 
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