quité (s.xii2/4)

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quité (s.xii2/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 2/ii,1475a quietus; Gdf: 6,521b quité /6,521c quiteé; GdfC: ; TL: 8,144 quetëé; DEAF:  quite (quiteé); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
quitee,  quitedet  

For an explanation of the co-existence of quieté and quité see the commentary of quiet1.

The sense ‘restfulness, repose’ is unexpected for the semantic/etymological quite1 group.

s.

1restfulness, repose
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  La santé bien garder pleinement Est en quité e movement E en beivre e en mangier, satiez  1869
quiet, tranquillity, freedom from disturbance, tribulation or adversity
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Carles li magnes velz est e redotez; Recreanz (=tired out) ert de sa guerre mener: Si remeindrat Espaigne en quitedet  907
2lawacquittal, exemption (from a duty or responsibility)
( 1305 )  retorn de bref infangenethef [...] e quité de tonnue, passage, murage etc.  i 462.13
( s.xiv )  Shewite: quité (var. quitaunce) de moustrance de marchandise  1033, FN 3
3lawquitclaim, formal renunciation of a claim or right
( 1313-14 ) Friskeney: 'Quant a le quiteil Richard vous respond et dit q'il fust denz age al temps de confection prist etc.' - Westcote: 'Nous avons mis avant release et quité fet  (ed. quitefet) a nostre pere qi heir etc.'  Ed II viii 158
4lawtaxamercement, fine
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Blodwite: quité de sanc espandu  i 55
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Burchbriche: quité de forfesture  i 55
( 1327 )  Ferdwyte: Quité de mercy qi ne vient en host  1035
en pes et quité
1law(in) peace and quiet, (in the) absence of disturbance or discord
( s.xiv1/4; MS: s.xivex )  si aveit bone esperaunce de vivre en pees et en quitee  9.182
quieté  quitage  quitance  quite#1  quiteclaim  quiteclamacion  quiteclamance  quiteclamer  quiteclamur  quiteil  quitement  quiter  quiterente  quitus#1 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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