[assaiement] (c.1170)

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[assaiement] (c.1170)

[ FEW: *3,256b exagium; Gdf: 3,564c essaiement; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1285 essaiement; DEAF:  essai (essaiement); DMF:  assaiement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 803c essaiamentum ]
asayment;  essaiement  


1test, trial
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Or ne poet faire Horn mes nul atargement […] Mes encor en frad ainz un fier essaiement  4284
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Kar sachez, le dreyt celaunt homme ne dira pur nul amur ne pur asayment ço ke ly est dist en counseyl  52.68
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