sechece (c.1145)

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sechece (c.1145)

[gdw]

[ FEW: 11,588b siccus; Gdf: 7,345b sechece; GdfC: ; TL: 9,294 sechece; DEAF:  sec (sechece); DMF:  séchesse; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3069a siccitas ]
secchece,  secchesce,  secchesse,  sechesce  

s.

1 dryness, state of not being wet or moist
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  et secchesce fust solement el tisoun en tote la terre  167va
meteo. drought, absence of humidity or rain
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Helye de Thebe [...] fist secchesse en terre trois anz et sis moiz  55.6
2 med. dryness, one of the fundamental qualities in the human body, its humours or its functions that affect a person’s complexion or health (as opposed to moist and in association with cold and hot)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Esrore et enpecement de la vois si avient [...] de secchece et de mostece  i 198
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  De la destemprance de froidure et de sechesce en afeblist forment ensement la vertu digestive  i 231
( MS: s.xv )  Gumme arabie [...] vaut [...] encountre secche tusse e encountre secchesse del pys  132.E161
3 med. dryness, dehydration
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Fastidium qui vient de habundance de chaudes humors conust l'en par l'amertume de la bouche et par la secchesse de la langue et du palaiz  i 209
4 geog. dry land
( MS: c.1145 )  Mais li fil Israel alerent par sechece el milliu de li =the Red Sea  134.IV.23
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  ceste secchesce il =God apella terre  1.29
sec  sechement  secher#1  secheresce  secherie  secheté  sechison  sechour 
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