pliable (s.xii/xiii)

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pliable (s.xii/xiii)

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[ FEW: 9,70a plicare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,354c pleiiable; TL: 7,65 ploiable; DEAF:  ploiier (ploiable); DMF:  pliable; TLF:  plier (pliable); OED:  pliable adj.1; MED:  pliable adj.; DMLBS: 2320c plicabilis ]
pliabele,  plyable, 
pl. plyabelis  


1flexible, foldable, pliable
( MS: s.xiii )  plexibilis: pliabele  172
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Tuz les membres out plyables, Mous e tendres e tretables A la manere du cors innocent  6229
( c.1398 )  que nul du dite artifice ferra stiropes ne esporons mais de laton pliable que ne voillent debriser par freletee de metal  i 93
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  complicabiles: (O) pliables(var. (C: xiiiex) movables)  ii 40
( MS: s.xiiiex )  conspicabiles [sic]: (L) pliables(var. (D: xiii/xiv) plyabelis)  ii 40
chaere pliable
pli  pliance  pliant  plier  pliter  pliure 
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