tresnet (s.xiiiex)

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tresnet (s.xiiiex)


[FEW: *7,147a nitidus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  net (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

f. tresnette; 
pl. tresnettz,  tresnez  228.28 (var)  


1most pure, entirely free from impurities
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  et tu la =the table endorras de tresnet or  53vb
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  en tresbeaux, tresblancs et tresnettz drapels  218.19
theol.most pure, entirely free from sin
( MS: s.xiiiex )  BVM fu la plus umble femme ki onkes nasquid de mere e ki plus se tint petite e vile e neent, ne mie por ceo k’ele eust peché, la tresnette pucele, mes por ceo k’ele n’aveit nul ben de sai  104
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  celle joie estoit [...] si tresnette et sanz nule manere de malveisté d’orde delit  224.26
net#1  tres#1  tresnettement 
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