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tresvaillant (c.1136-65)


[FEW: *14,131b valere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  valoir (tresvaloir); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
tresvailhant,  tresvaillaunt; 
pl. tresvailhans  


1very strong, stout
( s.xiv2/3; MS: s.xivex )  Arthur [...] estoit fort et vigerous et tres vaillaunt du corps  2108
2most valiant, courageous, of merit
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  son fil [...], tres noble et tres vailhant jovencel  125.R46.5-6
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/3 )  un tres vaillaunt chivaler, qe feust appellé Brutus  28.1
( 1421 )  ensuant le tresvaillant emperour Julius Cesar en manere  iv 129


1person of merit, one who is worthy
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  quant se Marie est loee, N’ad Deus Marthe de ren blamee; Chescon des servises amat, Mais le tresvaillant en load  2714
tres#1  vaillant 
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