molesce (s.xiii2/4)

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molesce (s.xiii2/4)

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[ FEW: 6/iii,51b mollis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,165c molece; TL: 6,176 molece; DEAF:  mol (molece); DMF:  mollesse; TLF:  mollesse; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
mollesce  

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1comfort, ease
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  N'en atrait sure sai molesce: Mol giser (=soft bed) engendre peresce  2036
( MS: s.xiiim )  Car ne l'aveient pas lé moines en costome De comverser en cel liu od tele molesce (:duresce)  3401
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  li mort ne fet nient plus de force [...] de duresce ke de moleste (var. molesce (BN)MS: s.xivin)  119.30
laziness, lethargy
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Molesce, e fause afiance E coveitise lur funt decevance  10064
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les signes de mal estomac, en sun, E de fieble digestiun, Sunt pesantume de cors e molesce  1577
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Ben savayt ke hardiesce Le Maufé conquert par mollesce  1962
mol#1  molement  molet#1  mollefiaunt  mollificatif 
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