faillif (s.xivin)

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faillif (s.xivin)

[ FEW: *3,386b fallere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

a. failing health
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Lors estoit faillif et morut l'an aprés  261.16


1pej.not (a) noble (person) (?)
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  qar les gentilez devinrent faillifs e les pesauntz devi[e]nent gentilez  22 (var.)
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