desestance (1174-75)

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desestance (1174-75)

[ FEW: 3,54a desistere; Gdf: 2,581a desestance; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1575 desestance; DEAF: ; DMF:  désistance; TLF: ; OED:  desistance n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 630c desistentia ]


( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Mes ceste desestance est ke si vous desperez aver victorie de vos gent a pé [...] vous devez eslire hauz lius  97.9
( 1230-53 )  icele desestance Ki entre mes suers est hastie (l. bastie) [...]  384
3complaint, distress
( 1285; MS: s.xiii1 )  Oez me desestance, Kar en vus est la garisun  375.42
sanz desestance, sanz nule desestance
1incontestably, irrevocably
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  perdu ad lu rei H. senz nule desestance (var. destance)  1257
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Par mi le cors li mist la lance, Mort l’abati sanz desestance (var. destance (C,F)MS: s.xiii4/4,)  5212
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