aforcible (s.xii2)

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aforcible (s.xii2)

[ FEW: 3,727b fortia; Gdf: 3,456c esforcible; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1044 esforcible; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1strong, powerful
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  jo sui Sires esforcibles e puissanz  164
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Si nus par fuie nus penuns de eschaper de issi esforcibles enemis [...]  ii 28.25
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  A G. out un conte britun, Aforcibles hom, Hoel out nun  33.2
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Ces combatent loialment qe […] quelqe unqe le desir soit, tant come il est plus aforcible, restient a l’encontre  160.12
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