[quattuor] (c.1292)

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[quattuor] (c.1292)

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[ FEW: 2/ii,1440a quattuor; Gdf: 6,491a quatuortempre; GdfC: ; TL: 8,6 quatuortempre; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2623b quattuor ]
quatour,  quatuor  

a.num.

quattuor fabrice
1divin.'four structures' (name of a method for making predictions by drawing four sets of four lines on parchment)
( MS: s.xiv2 )  L'art de calculacione (=to make predictions) : cest art est appelé quatuor fabrice, et en autre manere la file de astronomie, et en autre manere science de gravel [...] pernez parchemyn et enke et jettez 4 ordures des poyntz [...] et serrunt 16 linez  48
quattuor tempre
1eccl.timeliturgicalEmber Days, four separate sets of three days within the same week, one for every season of the year, set aside for fasting and prayer ('quattuor anni tempora')
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  [...] ne en jours de quatuor temple (var. .iiij. tens; quatre temps) ne en jours de majours letanies  i 346
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  E enz les advenz e en les semeines de quatour tempre devez vus tenir silence les mecredi e le vendirdi  182.16
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  meimes ces quatre tens, Dunt al comencement vus di, Quatre junes sunt asis, Ke quatuor tempre nomé sunt, Pur ceo ke as quatre tens charrunt  987
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