contraille (c.1136-37)

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contraille (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: *2/ii,1121b contrarius; Gdf: 2,268a contraille; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  contraire 1 (contraile); DMF:  contraile; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
contraillie;  countraille,  cuntraille;  contralie,  cuntralie  


1enmity, hostility
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  s’en pleinst li maufé De Benoit le seint ami Dé Par contralie e par manace  44rb
2constraint, force
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  tiel est la lai de espusaille: Ne dait aver nule contraille  40
3insult, abuse
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Au roy A. dit honte e contraille E l’apella avoutre  1867
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  contralie, Reproeche, ramposne e folie Demoustre […] la merite De chasqun a qui ele est dite  22ra
4harm, damage
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  A Berceford fud la bataille, Li [Merceis] orent grant cuntraille  1798
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  pucellage e espusaille, Quant sunt en bien e sanz contraille, Deu les cherit  71va14
sanz contraille
1without using force
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  cil que ne se poet tenir K’il ne face charnel desir, Sil face par saint’ espusaille, Sauntz leccherie, sauntz countraille  138
2indubitably, without doubt
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Jesus […] dit […]: ‘Jo meimes sui […] Bon pastur sanz nule contraille’  104va36
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