avenable (s.xii)

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avenable (s.xii)

[ FEW: 24,191b advenire; Gdf: 1,513b avenable; GdfC: ; TL: 1,713 avenable; DEAF: ; DMF:  avenable; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1decor.fine, suitable
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  La fu nape sur la table, Bele e blanche e avenable  786
appropriate, suitable
( s.xiiim?; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mes aprés la longe action de la chalor si devient la matere plus avanables a ardoir  ii 27
( 1259 )  ou faire lui eschange avenable a l’esgard de preudes homes qui soient nomez d’une part et d’autre le plus covenable al profit dé deus parties  i 37
( c.1260; MS: c.1300 )  A la terce curt le tenant se fra essonyer; ore est assaver moun si cele essoyne seit avenable ou noun  11
able, suitable
( MS: s.xii )  abilior: avenable  i 102
decent, fitting
( MS: s.xiii1 )  decenter: avenable  ii 99
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