aïr (s.xii¼)

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aïr (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 24,143a *adirare; Gdf: 1,193c air 1; GdfC: ; TL: 4,829 äir; DEAF: H45 haïr; DMF:  aïr; TLF: ; OED:  air n.2; MED:  air n.2; DMLBS: ]
aer;  ahir,  aïre;  haïr  

s.

1fierceness
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ly autre ypotamy […] henissent entr’els e siblent cum serpenz Pur anguisser lur aïre e lur hardemenz  4949
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Li cuens d’A. est mult de grant aïr  1026
2violence, impetuosity
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Pur sul l’aïr e le sun vent Pur poi la nef achant ne prent  1013
( 1303 )  ceux qe […] front aers, mal, damage ne grevaunce  167
a, de, par aïr, grant aïr
fiercely
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Par grant aïr lur mains lacerent  1122
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  De aïr l’ad feru  1704
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  (Moses) prent sa verge, si vait desqu’a la mer, Il fert la verge en l’ewe a grant aïr (:tenir)  (B) 2184
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Oscient e detrenchent par grant aïr  5505
( 1216-25; MS: 1307-15 )  le referri de si grant heir ke il abati e ly e le chival  184
fig.suddenly, with great speed
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  vi un rai De grant clarté […] sailir Amunt al ciel par grant haïr  1252
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