tencif (1136-65)

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tencif (1136-65)


[FEW: *13/i,228a *tentiare; Gdf: 7,674a tencif; GdfC: ; TL: 10,189 tencif; DEAF:  tencier (tencif); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
tencis,  tensis,  tensif; 
f. tencive  


1quarrelsome, contentious, argumentative
( 1136-65; MS: c.1200 ) Moiller tencive issi ennuie Come maison ki ne tent pluie  11605
2competitive, driven
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex ) Gudmod est corocié; del ferir est tencis (var. (C: s.xiiiex) tentis;  (H: s.xiiim) tensis )  3464
tençable  tençance  tence#1  tencement#1  tencement#2  tencer#1  tenceresse  tencerie  tençonus  tençour  tençous  tençun  tençur 
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