flǣsc-besmitenness

flǣsc-besmitenness, f.n: carnal defilement. (FLASH-beh-SMIT-en-ness / ˈflæːʃ-bɛ-ˌsmɪ-tɛn-nɛs)

 Roman de la Rose, France, 14th century. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 25526, fols. 106v, 160r. Discarding Images blog.

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