rethorien (s.xii4/4)

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rethorien (s.xii4/4)


[ FEW: *10,375b rhetoricus; Gdf: 7,145a rethorien; GdfC: ; TL: 8,1144 retoriien; DEAF:  retorique (retoriien); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  rhetorian n. and adj.; MED:  rethorien n.; DMLBS: ]


1(of language or style) rhetorical, with intent to persuade or impress
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Por rethorienes colours de ses pecchiez quereit dolours e en lieu de vaine science, confession e penitence  19025


1acad.occupationrhetor, teacher or user of rhetoric
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xii4/4 )  E meimement rethorien ki parler seivent e bel e bien  331
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  science [d]e rethoriens, de philosophes, de legistres, ki mut est lusante e doree par beles paroles e culurees  ii 26
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