avarice (1121-35)

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avarice (1121-35)

[ FEW: 25,1190a avaritia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,250c avarice; TL: 1,710 avarice; DEAF: ; DMF:  avarice; TLF:  avarice; OED:  avarice n.; MED:  avarice n.; DMLBS: 168b avaritia ]
avaricie,  avarise,  avarisce,  avarisse;  averice,  awarice  


1avarice, greed, desire for wealth
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Nof pechez criminals [...]; Ceo est adulterium [...], Superbe e averice [...]  815
( c.1170 )  Li reis tint a mut grant vice, Sur tuz les autres, avarice  975
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Avarice ceo est cuveitise Dunt vient suvent trop male enprise  13495
( 1230-53 )  E avarice ki mult blesce Est vencue par la largesce  741
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Orgoil, envie - itel ma[u] vice - Ire, tristece, e avarice, Lecherie e glutonie  10020
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Encountre coveitise e avarice ke serreit coveitus ou avers  30.7
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