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- adj. fit; proper; suitable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fit; proper; suitable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Suitable; fit; proper; due.
- Accordant; agreeing; consistent.
And also no man may zeven covenable medicyne, but zif he knowe the qualitee of the dede.
The statute is said to have been enacted en eide et confort du pape qui moult sovent a estee trublez par tieles et semblables clamours et impetracions, et qui y meist voluntiers covenable remedie, si sa seyntetee estoit sur ces choses enfournee.
And they may best without challeng - ling of men go antl dwell among the people where Ptliey shullen most profit, and in covenable time come, and go after stirring of the Holy Ghost, and not be boundcn by sinful mens jurisdiction fro tiic better doing.
Without symony.] [Footnote 52: Compare Chaucer: ‘wherfore, as seith Senek, ther is nothing more covenable to a man of heigh estate than debonairté and pité; and therfore thise flies than men clepen bees, whan thay make here king, they chesen oon that hath no pricke wherwith he may stynge.’
"Lack-a-day! thou art tenfold as covenable and deliver [Note 3] as thou wert wont to be.
"5 temps covenable retourner;" que pleafe a vous, tres
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