tressuef (s.xiii)

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tressuef (s.xiii)


[FEW: *12,325b suavis; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  soef (tressoef); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
tressouef,  tresswef,  tresuef  


1most fragrant, sweet-smelling
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  phioles de or Pleines de tressuef e bon odur  996
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  oignementz [...] de tressuef odour  61vb
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  ces herbes dont ausi meyntes si tressuef fleront  214.15
2emotionmost tender, affectionate
( MS: s.xivin )  O tresuef enbracement [...], O cum est duz refredement Amer le fiz Deu tendrement  88.113
( MS: s.xivm )  Frere Ambros, a moi portaunt tes petitz douns, porta ensement et =also tresswefes lettres  1ra
3most humble, meek
( s.xiii; MS: c.1300 )  il aparut tressouef et fu a genouz en oroisons, levant les mains vers le ciel a grant devocion  5914


1very tenderly, kindly
( 1260-70; MS: s.xiv1 )  [...] Ky de sa char est trop tendre. Certes de verms si yert mangez, Ja si tresuef nel nurissez  252
suef#1  tres#1 
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