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Author: Piel, Joseph M.
Title: Um problema de demonologia linguística: gal. proviso, port. proviço, cast. provizo ’diabo’ mais proviceiro, provicero, ’feiticeiro’
Date: 1978
Publication details: Verba 5 (1978), 5-11.
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Commentary: Snow 2007: "Further explorations into the etymon and the medieval meaning of a word which affects CSM 59. It adds to earlier notice by Mettmann [1962]; the word assuredly relates to dealings and dealers in malignant spirits."
Associated Poems: 59 - The Nun who was Slapped by a Crucifix
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