avantur (s.xiii3/4)

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avantur (s.xiii3/4)

[ FEW: 14,156a vanitare; Gdf: 1,511a avanteur; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  vanter (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  avaunter n.; MED:  avantour n.; DMLBS: ]
avantour;  avauntur,  avaunteur,  avauntour,  avanceur  


1pej.boaster, braggart
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  je vus dis ke ly avantour ne fust unkes ben celaunt  52.56
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  taunt pust fere le avauntur Ke sa meyn retrerra le donur  4421
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  si il est parlaunt e solaceaunt, janglour ou avantour (var. e vanitour (B)MS: c.1330)  158


1pej.boastful, given to bragging
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  Ja ne verrez orgoilus Ke il ne seit dedeingnus, Avanceur (l. Avanteur), malicius […]  133
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