defaillance (c.1275)

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defaillance (c.1275)

[ FEW: 3,388a fallere; Gdf: 2,454a defaillance; GdfC: 9,287a defaillance; TL: 2,1271 defaillance; DEAF: ; DMF:  défaillance; TLF:  défaillance; OED:  defailance; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1failure, defect
( 1313-14 )  [...] la ou il vist defaillance en la executrice nomé  Ed II vii 40
sanz defaillance
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  toi (=J.C.) [...] Ki es la fleur sanz defaillance  4255
2without fail
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  De Dieu e d’omme l’acordaunce Escrit Amor sanz defaillaunce En toi, costé (=of J.C. on Cross)  2542
( 1430; MS: s.xv2/4 )  de ceo (=if you do not know how to behave in matters of love) vous mokerount, Et aprés vous jugerount Sauns nulle defaillaunce  (A) 186
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