puiné1 (s.xivin)

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puiné1 (s.xivin)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,624a putescere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  püir (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The rhyme implies that the final syllable is accented, distinguishing this lexeme from the almost equally rare puine.


1stench, foul smell
( s.xivin; MS: c.1330 )  (at the table of Hell the damned will have) En lu d'especes, grant puyné, En lu de harpe, amerté De conscience  38.46
puant#1  puantee  puantise  puine  puir  puur#1 
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