targance (1174-75)

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targance (1174-75)


[FEW: 13/i,117a *tardicare; Gdf: 7,650a tarjance; GdfC: ; TL: 10,121 tarjance; DEAF:  targier (tarjance); DMF:  targeance; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
targaunce;  tariance (l. tarjance) tariaunce (l. tarjance)  

It is possible that the variant tarja(u)nce should be interpreted as taria(u)nce and considered the A-N equivalent of the English noun tarriance n. - not attested before the mid-fifteenth century. However, see the commentary to targer for further discussion of this issue.


1delay, postponement
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 ) le cunte d'Arundel - unkes n'ama tariance (l. tarjance) - I vint od la meisnee que saint Edmunt avance  1012
( c.1260; MS: 1267 ) Si as sopeçon ou pesance, Donc ne seit por vene targance, Kar de ço sort sovent grevance, Dont nen valt aina nule dotance  2767
( MS: s.xiiiex ) remoramen: targaunce  ii 166
sanz targance
1without (further) delay, immediately
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 ) A Lynliscou revent sun fiz sanz targance  407.2039
( 1417-73 ) maintenant aprés tiel paiement faite le dit Elys avera refeffement et liveré de ses ditz mees ové les appurtenances, saunz outre deley ou tariaunce (l. tarjaunce)  148v
faire targance
1to delay, postpone, put off
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 ) Lors crust la tempeste, et le jour aprés suiaunt, firent il une tariaunce (l. tarjaunce)  (A) 375a
( 1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Constance, Q'encontre Lacheté guerroie: Le folquider et pourloignance, Dont Lacheté fait tariance (l. tarjance)  14321
tard  tardance  tardement#1  tardement#2  tarder  tardif  tardivement  targe#2  targeis  targeisun  targement  targer  targerie  targus 
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