deboneirement (s.xiiiin)

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deboneirement (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 25,1321a ager; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,277c debonairement; TL: 2,1237 debonaire (debonairement); DEAF: ; DMF:  débonnairement; TLF:  débonnairement; OED:  debonairly adv.; MED:  debonair(e)li adv.; DMLBS: ]
debonairement,  debonerement,  debonoirement  

adv.

1humbly, meekly
( MS: s.xiii1 )  mitius: (R) debonerement  248
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ke vus vus confessez homblement e deboneirement  89.16
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  come il (=J.C.) nasquist debonairement; et [...] come vesquyt symplement  35
kindly, graciously
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Il vint al roi Hermine sa file demaundaunt, Hermine li graunta mult deboneirement  (B) 996
( 1338 )  nostre sire le roi lour deveroit faire [...] debonairement et amiablement solonc le fait droit et lay  ii 118.23
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