ruteison (s.xivin)

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ruteison (s.xivin)


[ FEW: 10,550a rugitus; Gdf: 7,268c ruteison; GdfC: ; TL: 8,1548 ruitaison; DEAF:  ruit (ruitaison); DMF:  rutaison; TLF: ; OED:  rutson n.; MED:  rutson n.; DMLBS: ]


1zool.mammalsrutting, periodic sexual activity of certain mammals
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  badgers tant sont ardantz en lecherye qe en lur ruteison ils assailerent bien un homme  179
pej.derogatory reference to human sexual activity, debauchery
( c.1378; MS: s.xivex )  Ore ay la cause dit atant, Dont vont les prestres combatant, Au ruyteison qant se sont pris; Si vont oiceus par tout errant, Les femmes serchant et querant, Dont font corrumpre les paiis  20673
rut#2  ruter#1  rutteie 
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