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First documented use: 1390
from Old French terremote (12th c. in Godef.), from Latin terræ mōtus earthquake;
In Italian and Spanish terremoto
From: Tales of the Seven Deadly Sins,
Being the Confessio Amantis of John Gower. (begun c 1386, completed 1390)
Edited by Henry Morley, 1889
Book VI. Gluttony.