eslite (c.1185)

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eslite (c.1185)

[ FEW: 3,213b eligere; Gdf: 3,484a eslite; GdfC: 9,532a eslite; TL: 3,1098 eslite; DEAF: ; DMF:  élite; TLF:  élite; OED:  elite n. 1; MED:  elit n. ; DMLBS: 760a electus 1 ]
eslit;  elit,  elite  

s.

1choice, option
( 1340 )  il est en sa elite lequel il voet suer novel original ou resomons  14 Ed III 43
flower, elite
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Des meillors e de l’eslite, com de princes ou de vicaires  102.20
distinction
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Sanz nul numbre & sanz eslite Gent morunt de mort subite  238.41
a eslite
1outstandingly
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  vus le verrez a eslite Le meillur chivaler del mund  1542
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Mes il se peine ben a eslite De sauver les treis seint gutes  173.68
very well
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  La voiz (=these words) oi bien a eslite Ben quide ke pur lui seit dite  54.188
richly
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Vestuz de seie ne de samit Ne furent mie mes a eslit, A or batu les robes cheres  146.20
outstanding, excellent
( c.1185 )  Amis, Burgoine vus claim quite, Cum al plus vaillant a eslite Qui seit al secle chevaler  5664
de mal eslite
1bad, base
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Avysom ore le tyerz (=horse) qe soyt de mal elyt  164
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