trenchanment (s.xii3/4)

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trenchanment (s.xii3/4)


[FEW: 13/ii,280a *trinicare; Gdf: 8,10b tranchamment; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  trenchier 1 (trenchiement); DMF:  tranchamment; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
trenchantement,  trenchantment,  trenchaunment  


1mil.weaponsin a cutting or slicing manner, with the blade of a weapon
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 ) En cest duzime chapitre aprent li auctors les jovenes chivalers de ferir poignanment e non pas trenchanment  (ed. trenchaument)  15.12
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 ) [...] e ke il aprengent a requere au pé au chef poignanment ou trenchaunment  58.21
trenchantly, sharply, curtly
( 1332 ) Puis vynt il a Rysebergh, et la fust il [...] respondu de Johan Nodel […] trenchantment, qe si il voleyt avier esperviers, il les deust quere meismes  143.135
intensely, penetratingly
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex ) le visage d’un diable, mult terrible a veer [...] si trenchantement regarde toute personne, et ad les oilz si movables et sy scintillantz  446
2as if cut down
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim ) Alisandre prent la cupe, si en beit bonement. [...] Li beiveres fut ague, e si chet trenchantment  (C) 182
trenchable  trenche#1  trenché#1  trenchefil  trencheisuns  trenchement  trenchément  trencher  trencheresse  trenchet  trenchevers  trenchivesouns  trenchour  trenchure  trenquador 
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