Definition of Misericorde

1. n. Compassion; pity; mercy.



Definition of Misericorde

1. Noun. (''Middle English'') an act of clemency; pity, mercy. ¹

2. Noun. a misericord. ¹

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Definition of Misericorde

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misericorde

miserabilists
miserable
miserableness
miserablenesses
miserables
miserablism
miserablist
miserablists
miserably
miseration
misere
miserere
misereres
miseres
misericord
misericorde (current term)
misericordes
misericordia
misericords
miseries
miserite
miserlier
miserliest
miserliness
miserlinesses
miserly
miserotia
misers
misery
misery loves company

Literary usage of Misericorde

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1. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1903)
"And therfore 805 speke I first of misericorde. / Thanne is misericorde, as seith the philoso- phre, a vertu, by which the corage of man is stired by the ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"In England, one or two examples may be indicated. There is a fox preaching to geese on a misericorde in Beverley Minster ..."

3. The Hengwrt Ms of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (1879)
"... is misericorde ft pite largely taken / I ^^ And men'myght axe why that misericorde ... man to the misericorde of ihesu criste that yaf hym self for oure ..."

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