mesaise

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See also: mesaisé and mésaise

Old French[edit]

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mesaise f (oblique plural mesaises, nominative singular mesaise, nominative plural mesaises)

  1. suffering
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 168 (of the Champion Classiques edition, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), line 2021:
      plaint sa mesaise e sa grant peine
      she lamented her suffering and her great pain
  2. hardship; poverty; lack of resources

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