reclusaille (s.xiiiex)

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reclusaille (s.xiiiex)


[ FEW: *10,154b recludere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  reclure (reclusaille); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2679b reclusaria ]


1monasticreclusion, seclusion from the secular world (as a hermit or anchorite)
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Grant escharn est en celle e en meson de reclusaille ou en aucoun autre religion entrer en la prison dampne Deu voluntariement [...] sei enserrer e enfermer en liu de meseise pur quere lenz eise  209.2
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  se font enserrez contre le leon de enfern pur estre en reclusalie e en religion, seurs e certeins de lui e de ses temptacions  245.14
2monasticarchit.reclusory, cell of a religious recluse
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  la reclusaille, ceo est la celle de la recluse  250.8
reclore  reclus#1  reclusage  recluse#1  reclusoire 
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