primement (s.xiiiex)

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primement (s.xiiiex)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,382a primus; Gdf: 6,405c primement; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1851 prim (primement); DEAF:  prim (primement); DMF:  primement; TLF: ; OED:  primely adv.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
primeement  

adv.

1num.first(ly) (in a sequence), before anyone or anything else
( 1387 )  Et jeo voille que mon enterrement soit faite en ceste manere, primement vient ordeignez entour mon herce .v. graundes tapers et de torches a la noumbre de les anz de ma age [...]  110
temporalinitially, originally, at the beginning
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  ceux Espaynolfs l’enhabiterent (=Denmark) primement et lour fitz tanqe a cest jour  81.12
( 1379 )  les mestre et escolers de son college appellez Mokel Université Halle en Oxenford, quele college estoit primement funduz par vostre noble progenitour le Roi Alford  iii 69
tut primement
1first(ly) (in a sequence), before anyone or anything else
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  tot primeement tret ele les seetes de volage oil e de gai ke volunt avant legerement sicom darz enpennez e si s’enfichent ferm par dedenz le quer. Enaprés [...]  176.13
primacie  primalté  primat  prime#1  primes#1  primesce#1  primesce#2  primices  primitifs  primur 
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