mendif (s.xii¼)

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mendif (s.xii¼)

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[ FEW: 6/i,705b mendicus; Gdf: 5,233a mendi /5,234b mendif; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1398 mendi; DEAF:  mendiier (mendif); DMF:  mendi; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
c.s.often mendis  


1needy, reduced to beggary
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  As povres Deu bien defendi; Or sunt riches e jo (=Judas) mendi  1279
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Car t'en va, roys cheitis, E meine tes haspals e tes genz mendis  2132
( s.xiii2/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  l'enfaunt ert povre e mendis  284
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  E Lucie fet quere par pays Povres e febles e mendis  99
mendif de sen
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  de sen esteit mendis Kar diable ot sun queor [pur]pris  6331


( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  a mendiz Departirent tut priveement. Dras e poture, or e argent  456
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  Mes il n'en unt pas Deu requis Trop feintement, cum m'est avis Car larges sunt vers les mendifs  4371
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (St Francis) La aumone requist cum desconu [...]. La aumone donerent au mendif Ky quidayent estre tut estraunge  3246
mender#1  mendiable  mendicant  mendicité  mendiement  mendier  mendiver  mendivance  mendiveté 
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