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they to be paied for after the custume and usage. (a) Habit; habitual activity, practice; also, a habitual action; in , as a practice; also, in the grip of habit; (b) long-continued practice; long (gret) ; (c) disposition, predilection, natural

passed to cherche. c1390 PPl.A(1) Vrn 6.7 Þei a Leod metten, Apparayled..In pilgrimes wedes. (c1395) Chaucer CT.WB. Manly-Rickert D.343 In habit maad with chastitee and shame, Ye wommen shal apparaille yow. c1400(c1378) PPl.B LdMisc 581 11.234 We shulde..apparaille vs nouȝte

lotes , to send glances, make eyes at (sb.); (c) appearance; maken of , to give the appearance of (some habit or virtue); (d) pretense, a false seeming. ?c1200 Orm. Jun 1 9998 Alle þa Þatt wirrkenn gode werrkess..Forr eorþliȝ

a woman as a strumpet arayed To whom cam love fayned, not clothed of my livery, but [of] unlefful lusty habit, with softe speche and mery. c1390 I warne vche Vrn 74 Sunge þou not in lecherie; Such lust vn-leueful

and forbedinge tributis to be ȝouun to Cesar. (c1385) Chaucer CT.Kn. Manly-Rickert A.1377 Turned was al vp so doun Bothe habit and eek disposicioun Of hym, this woful louere daun Arcite. (a1393) Gower CA Frf 3 7.3082 If the lawe

aboute [L ambitur] wiþ sixe roches. (a1398) Trev. Barth. Add 27944 13b/a Aungels..buþ so I clipped [L accincti] with þe habit of vertues þat þey neuer slidith to vice. (a1398) Trev. Barth. Add 27944 198a/a Carbuncles..þat haue þe colour of

of þe aier, by þe which Ipocras vnderstode a heuenly signe or token. Having the color of the sky, deep blue, azure. c1425(a1420) Lydg. TB Aug A.4 2.1022 A crowne of gold..With oute heuenly saphirs & many rube red Fret

BGAS 15 150 Item, the veyl, other wyse called the lent cloth of whyte lynen cloth with a cross of blue, and the lyne thereto. (c1456) Pecock Faith Trin-C B.14.45 281 The preest in lent tyme drawith the lent veile.

BGAS 15 150 Item, the veyl, other wyse called the lent cloth of whyte lynen cloth with a cross of blue, and the lyne thereto. (1472) Acc.St.Edm.Sarum 7 Item, j veyle to be drawen in lenton tyme to fore the

violet n. Also violet(t)e , vialet(te , vielet , violitte , wiolet ; pl. viol(l)ettes , viilettis . OF violet , vielet n. & violete , violette , vilette n.; cp. ML violeta . (a) A plant of the

broun adj. Also brun(e , broyn , bruyn ; (in cpds.) brombron- . OE brun brown, dark; shining; also OF brun (from Gmc. ). (a) Dark, dull; of the human body: black-and-blue [quot.: a1425]; (b) cheerless, frowning, gloomy; (c)

blowen atte the Cole That alle thy rode is from thine face agoon. Phrases: (a) blak (swart) as , black (blue) as coal or soot; (b) casten (hepen) coles upon his hed, see quots. c1300(?c1225) Horn Cmb Gg.4.27 590 Þar

such belts. (1382) Doc. in Riley Mem.Lond. 470 [2 silver girdles, with red] corses [in silk]..[one silver girdle, with a blue] corse. (1402) Let.Zouche in RES 8 PRO E 101/512/10 261 ij ȝerd of þe brede þat ys marked here

Ynglonde may be confermede of theire metropolitans as the use was afore. (a) Individual or personal habit or practice, wont; also, a personal habit, custom, or practice; a customary activity or occupation [quot. 1451, 1st]; a customary tactic or stratagem

Kyng is entred into this Citee. c1450(c1386) Chaucer LGW Prol.(1) Benson-Robinson 284 I saugh comyng of ladyes nyntene, In real habit, a ful esy paas. c1475(c1450) Idley Instr. 1.620 Go þou an easy paas and not to farre at oonys.

OE flaesclic . (a) Composed of flesh; and blodi , of flesh and blood; habit (shroud) , the body; member , an organ or a limb composed of flesh; place , a fleshy portion of the body; herte , the

up (something), to surrender or part with (something); (b) to forsake or desert (someone), to abandon or escape (a state, habit), to leave (a place); also, to go away, depart; (c) to avoid or shun (something), to abstain from (something),

hous of Irael, seith the Lord. (c1385) Chaucer CT.Kn. Manly-Rickert A.1379 And shortly turned was al vp so doun Bothe habit and eek disposicioun Of hym, this woful louere [vr. lyuer], daun Arcite. (a1393) Gower CA Frf 3 4.554 Thus

oþer yuels manyfolde. a1425 Cursor Glb E.9 27887 Dronkinhede..mase meschefes ful many falde. (?a1439) Lydg. FP Bod 263 6.43 Hir habit was of manyfold colours. (1440) PParv. Hrl 221 325 Manyfolde wyse: Multipharie, multipliciter. (c1443) Pecock Rule Mrg M 519

place. ?a1425(c1380) Chaucer Bo. Benson-Robinson 5.m.3.52 Who so that sekith sothnesse, he nis in neyther nother [vr. nouþir; L neutro] habit, for he not nat al, ne he ne hath nat al foryeten. (c1449) Pecock Repr. Cmb Kk.4.26 447 Bischophode

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