sudee (c.1136-65)

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sudee (c.1136-65)


[ FEW: 12,336b subitus; Gdf: 7,494a soude3 (sodee); GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  sode (sodee); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3240b subitare ]

The distinction is maintained between sude and sudee here, but unaccented spelling variants under sude may well be read as accented and be interpreted as variants of sudee.


1 sudden, unexpected
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Li felon sunt temple e recet De diable. Ki enz se met, Sodee pour lor avendrat  2969
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  primes out perdu son eir Et puis aprés tut sun aveir. Quant ceste chose tant sudee Al patriarche fud cuntee  3683
( c.1260; MS: 1267 )  poosté qui est soudee Ou od enbrasement muntee Ne puet estre longues estable  43
sudain  sudainement  sude  sudement  sudusement 
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