from Latin dēvītāre to shun, avoid, from de- + vītāre to shun
1549 - The Praise of Folie. (Erasmi) Moriæ Encomium, Sir Thomas Chaloner;
see Example below
From: The Praise of Folie: Moriæ Encomium
A Booke Made in Latin by that Great Clerke Erasmus Roterodame.
Englished by Sir Thomas Chaloner, Anno. M.D. XLIX (1549)