[usdivement] (1271-72)

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[usdivement] (1271-72)


[ FEW: 7,444a otoisus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,228c oisivement; TL: ; DEAF:  oisdif (oisdivement); DMF:  oisivement; TLF:  oisif (oisivement); OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2068b otiose ]
oidivement;  udivement  


1idly, in a state of laziness, slothfulness
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les chivalers [...] ki ount vesqui udivement e deliciousement en seges [...]  70.10
2 trivially, in an idle, futile manner
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  ce ke homme jadis oi oidivement dire  37.3
usdif  usdive#1  usdiver  usdivesce  usdivité 
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