pensin (s.xiiiin)

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pensin (s.xiiiin)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *8,1944 pensare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  penser (pensin); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The rhyme confirms that this hapax is a genuine word (rather than a misrepresentation of either pensif, pensant1 or pensance).


aver en pensin
1to think, have on one's mind
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  'Jeo vus mandaie par un meschin: Vener ne deygnastes par seyr ne par maton.' 'Dame,' dist Bovez, 'ne l'ai en pensin Ke si jeo puis m'en yrai a matin'  2868
pensable#1  pensance  pensant#1  pensantus  pensé#1  pensement  penser  pensif  pensin  pensivous 
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