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vis1 (1086)

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1face, countenance
( 1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  La buche li baise e le vis  728
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  De cors, de viz (var. (L: c.1335) visage) tant resembloient ...  25
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  De l'ewe ad sun vis lavé  2726
2 name (used as part of a surname)
( 1086 )  Hunfridus Vis de Leuu  Fidler
vis a vis
1face to face
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Des angles [...] li [aperent] vis a vis  5204
estre (a), (en) vis a
1to seem to
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Dient qe c'est reson cum lur est a vis  7570
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  A force li covint dormir, Ou vis (var. (L: c.1335) Aviz; (L: c.1335) Envys) li fust k'il duht morir  458
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Il m'est a vis tot a mun quider ...  1303
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Car molt est iço grant labour, Ço m'est vis, nis proef inpossible  11275
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Mort est en fin, ben lur est vis  195.25
avis 
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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