delice (s.xii1)

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delice (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,34a deliciae; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,296a delice; TL: 2,1330 delice; DEAF: ; DMF:  délice 1; TLF:  délice; OED:  delice n.; MED:  delice n.; DMLBS: 602b deliciae ]
pl. delices,  delicez,  delises  


1emotiondelight, pleasure, joy
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Hom est delice a Dampnedé Ke a s’amor fust atorné  5541
sensual pleasure, luxury
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Put cel estre teniebres decalcherunt mei, e nuit le mien enluminement es meies delices  127.138.10
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Mes delices e mes deliz Sunt as filz d’omes adetiz  5401
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  La gent est malvaise, Molt coveitose en delize, en aaise  46
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ne puet estre [...] ke homme passe des  (ms. de des) delices du mond deke as delices du ciel  126.23
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  li abundant el siecle multiplierent delices (Latin: divitias)  128.LXXII.12
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