puneis (s.xii2/4)

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puneis (s.xii2/4)

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[ FEW: 9,637b *putinasius; Gdf: 6,465b punais; GdfC: ; TL: 7,2082 punais; DEAF:  punais; DMF:  punais; TLF:  punais; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
pudeneis,  pudnais,  pudneis;  pugnais,  pugneis;  puineis,  puisneis;  punais,  puneys,  punnais,  punois;  pusneis,  pusneys;  puteneis,  putneis,  pudleis  

The unattested etymon *putinasius literally means ‘that smells in the nose’ (i.e. putere and nasus).

a.

1stinking, foul-smelling
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiiiin )  Or gesras en la biere, Ja n'en levereas mais; Tout i gesras pugnais  (C) 84
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  vostre char, ke est un poi de ordure puneise (vars. pudnaise) e pulente  (A) 12.27
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Treiez hors ceu chen punois  3336
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Prya ke de ceo vil turment Par la meryte sun cher Fraunceys Li deliverast de venym puneys  7359
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  jeo me sui [...] rendu ariere en la puneise prison d'enfern  6.30
fig.foul, morally corrupted
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  vos fals deus relenquisiez, Ki mult malveis sunt e puisneis  4995
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1325 )  Dient a cele gent pudleis (vars. pudneis (C)MS: s.xiv1/4)Ke Jesu despit lur leis  483
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Li respit del curteis E del vilain pusneis En cet liu sunt fini  157.44

s.

1that which is stinking, foul-smelling
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Il les frat de lui severer E metre en enfern, el pudneis, Dunt il ne surderunt jameis  217
fig.that which is foul, morally corrupted
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  La rage a ytaunt le out mené Ke un jur medyst de seynt Fraunceys E en gaunglant dyst pusneys: ‘Sy ceo est veyr ke yl seyt seynt, Mun cors seyt ceo jur destreynt E de espeye mys a mort; E sy il ne est pas seynt, en ey' desport E sey' seyn tut saunz grevaunce’  8493
2fig.one who is foul, morally corrupted
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Ha, fel traitre e fel pudneis! Ha, fel cuard e fel malveis!  10641
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1325 )  Le pere (=who punishes his son for following Jesus) prist dunc demaneis En sa mein un grant baleys; Sun enfant prist, le puneis (vars. pudeneis (C)MS: s.xiv1/4), Si le bati ben trei feis  787
puneise  puneisie 
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