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Research Paper II data - O.E. lufian; c. O.Fr. Luvia, L....

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 Etymologies (cite Shield Chivalry Love War Definition Timeline (Cite OED) Shield O.E. scield, scild, from P.Gmc. Skeldus, M.Du. Scilt, from base skel- "divide, split,  separate".  Probably from the notion of a flat piece of wood made by splitting a log. 1292, from O.Fr. Chevalerie "horsemanship", from chevaler "knight", from M.L.  caballarius "horseman", fro L. caballus, From "mounted knight", meaning by 14c.  "courtly behavior". O.E lufian, from P.Gmc. Lubojanan, from root of love(n.).  (v.) from M.E. lov(i)en, 
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Unformatted text preview: O.E. lufian; c. O.Fr. Luvia, L. lubere "to be pleasing" c. 1050 O.E. wyrre, were, from O.N.Fr. Were "war" (Fr. Guerre) from Frank. Werra, from P.Gmc. Werso. Cognates suggest the original sense was "to bring into confusion". O.E had many poetic words for "war", most common from L. bellum was gewin "struggle, strife" (related to win)....
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