esperance (s.xii1)

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esperance (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 12,166a sperare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,541a esperance; TL: 3,1179 esperance; DEAF: ; DMF:  espérance; TLF:  espérance; OED:  esperance n.; MED:  esperaunce n.; DMLBS: 3153c speratio ]
esperaunce;  espeiraunce,  espoirance,  espoiraunce;  asperance;  sperance,  speranche,  essperance  65rb31  


( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) li Sire est esperance de lui  48.13.10
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  El ceel unt esperance De regner senz dutance  1299
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Jo n’ai esperance fors en Deu  1711
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Avez vus de salu la sperance?  110.156
( 1321 )  l'esperance que nous avons de purchacier meisme l'yle  760
( 1435 )  et serons, comme nous avons esperance, recognoissans si amplement gracieusement, que n’aurez cause de vous douloir  435
estre en esperance
1to be waiting, expectant
( 1267; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  ces k’en peyne sunt en esperaunce Unt par ly del[i]veraunce  107r2
mettre esperance en
1to place one's hope in
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  En Deu devum mettre esperance, Kar il nus fet deliverance  6087
poser sun (etc.) esperance en
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