traitre (1213)

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traitre (1213)

treitre,  treittre,  tretre;  traiter,  traitere;  traiteour,  traitor,  traitour,  traiture;  treitur,  treitour;  tretur,  tretour;  trahitor,  trahitour,  tratur,  treotre  16 tristour  1920 pl. tritours  160  

s.

1traitor (one who acts contrary to his allegiance)
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Judas li tretur fu pendu  7.22
( 1295-97; MS: s.xiv2 )  Aprés fu li traiture pendu  52.53
( 1313-14 )  il ad debrusé seynt eglise et issint forfait benefice de seynt eglise et atteynt cum traitour  Ed II v 154
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Su jeo vostre trahitour, mestre?  77.3
2scoundrel
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1325 )  (J.C. to B.V.M.) Mere, pur la vostre amur, La vie avera il, ce treitur  450
3impostor
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Del traitre Basile qui veneit a Equice en habit de moine  3vb

a.

1treacherous, false
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  hors de la noise e de la presse de ceste faus treittre siecle  239.28
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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