prestresse (1213)

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prestresse (1213)

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[ FEW: 9,358a presbyter; Gdf: 6,395b prestresse; GdfC: 10,414b prestresse; TL: 7,1827 prestresse; DEAF:  prestre (prestresse); DMF:  prêtresse; TLF:  prêtresse; OED:  priestess n. / priestress n.; MED:  presteresse n.; DMLBS: 2450c presbytera ]
presteresse,  prestrece,  prestresce  

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1eccl.femalewoman who lives with a priest
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  cist prestre [...] Sa prestresse alot eschivant Tant q’onc [...] Ne sofrit qe proef de lui fust, Por ço q’en pecchié ne cheist Par li  15196
pej.eccl.femalepriest’s mistress, woman who lives in sin with a priest
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  prestresse desturbe la digneté De prestre od ki ad peché  6253
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Sicomme ma dame la contesse [...] Se fait furrer de la pellure, Ensi la veine Escuieresse, Voir et la sote presteresse, Portont d’ermine la furrure  25697
prestre#1  prestrage  priest#1 
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