n.1.Flattery; deceit; trickery.
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erie as in avouerie 'acknowledgement', losengerie 'deceitful flattery' and reneirie 'apostasy' appears 2 times each in Ayenbit of Inwit.
But we wole sette ten chef braunches pat comep of pis tree of wikkede tonge: ydel, auauntyng, losengerie, apeyre a man bihynde hym, pat is bakbityng, lesynges, forswerynges, stryuynges, grucchynges, rebellynges, blasphemye, pat is speke euele of God.