spuse (1120-40)

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spuse (1120-40)


[FEW: 12,211b sponsus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  espos (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  spouse n.; MED:  spous(e n.; DMLBS: 3168b sponsa 2]


1kinship statusfemalewife, marriage partner
( MS: 1120-40 ) Or revendrai [...] a la spuse qued il out espusethe  prol.
( 1150-70; MS: s.xii4/4 ) Si jo me chul[c] avoc ma spuse, Ysolt en irt tute coruse  548
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 ) (B.V.M.) Ke est mere Deu e spuse  67.XIII.202
( MS: s.xv ) Ki ne tient sa spouse chiere (is a fool)  (A) 24
espuse  spus  spusaille 
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