servisant (s.xiii2/4)

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servisant (s.xiii2/4)


[ FEW: 11,539b servire; Gdf: 7,402c servisant; GdfC: ; TL: 9,570 servisant; DEAF:  servise (servisant); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1 obliging, helpful, ready to serve
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Les diakenes [...]; Qu’il saient saunz crimine trovez, Umble, servisaunt et lettrez  1206
( MS: 1272-82 )  La femele servisaunte et dedeignaunte  47
theol. serving, following (God, the Devil, etc.)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  en umbleté Sai[e]nt servisant Dampnedé  984
serf#1  servage  servager  servant#1  servante#1  servantie  serve#1  serviable  servil  serviour  servir  servisable  servise#1  servitia  servitur  servitute 
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