pitance (1294)

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pitance (1294)

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[ FEW: 8,440a pietas; Gdf: 6,179a pitance 1; GdfC: 10,345c pitance; TL: 7,979 pitance; DEAF:  pitance; DMF:  pitance; TLF:  pitance; OED:  pittance n.; MED:  pitaunce n.; DMLBS: 2276c pietantia /2295c pitancia ]
pitaunce  

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1monasticeccl.additional allowance of food or drink at particular festivals or on the anniversary of a benefactor’s death
( 1294 )  en pure e perpetuel aumoigne a la sustenaunce e a la pitaunce du covent  35
( 1305 )  pur pitaunce au covent de l'avauntdite mesoun, en cheskun des jours de Seint Cutbert avauntditz, .l. s.  i 463
( MS: s.xiv1 )  et .ij. pitances: deus meses de ceux (=sauce) come le covent est servy chescune jour del an  335
also_fig.small, scant portion, dole
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  il offre onkore a Dampnedeu tele male pitance si com firent adonc les pulenz gieus  213.17
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  c’est un povre bienvuillance Q’ad Dieu lors offre la pitance Du viele lie q’est remis, Qant tous les flours par fole errance De sa jovente et sa substance As deables ad offert toutdis  5684
pide  pité  piteable  piteiance  piteier  pitif  pitiver  pitivous  pitivousement  pitus  pitusement  piu#1  piuement 
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