boistus (s.xiii1)

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boistus (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 9,653a pyxis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,336c boistous; TL: 1,1037 boistos; DEAF:  boiste (boistos); DMF:  boiteux; TLF:  boiteux; OED:  boistous a.; MED:  boistous a.; DMLBS: ]
boistous;  boitous,  boitus;  buistus;  bustous,  bustus  


1rough, in a crude state
( MS: s.xiii1 )  rudis: bustus  ii 106
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  un piere neyr e boystouse est trovee  135
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Quatre aunz esteyt si boystus, Sy gurd de cors e despytous Ke sé quisses ne pout avyser  5355
fig.clumsy, crippled
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (the soul) Ke einz fu boistuse e come chargee Enaguzié est e sutillee (by sleep)  1940


( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  Peresce, cele orde vile boituse  70
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