refreit1 (1121-25)

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refreit1 (1121-25)


[ FEW: 10,196a refringere; Gdf: 6,723c refrait 1; GdfC: ; TL: 8,568 refrait; DEAF:  refraindre (refrait); DMF:  refrait; TLF: ; OED:  refraid n.; MED:  refret(e n.; DMLBS: 2709b refractoria ]
refreid,  refreyt; 
pl. refreiz  


1liturgicalmusicrefrain, repeated segment of a song or hymn
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Matines dient ainzjurnals, E as refreiz ensemble od eals Respunt li cors de cez oisals  577
( MS: s.xiii )  palinodia: gallice refreid de chant  ii 27
( MS: s.xv )  antistropha: gallice refreyt  i 157
faire un, sun (etc.) refreit
1to make the same statement repeatedly
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Seint Johan sout a bien turner Mult de la gent par si parler. [...] Memoire de la mort aveit; E de ceo feseit sun refreit, Quel dulur serrat al murir  5770
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  suvent feseit En sa parole un refreit Quant feite li fust questiun Pur lui tolir sa reisun  1020
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