abescher (c.1250)

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abescher (c.1250)

[ FEW: 1,307b beccus; Gdf: 1,19b abechier; GdfC: ; TL: 1,44 abechier; DEAF:  bec (abechier, abechir); DMF:  abecquer; TLF:  abecquer; OED:  abeche v.; MED:  abechen v.; DMLBS: ]
abecher;  abeescher  

v.a.

1falc.to feed
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  abescher faucoun, hoc est dare sibi aliquid ad purgandum  529 (XXXVIII)

v.refl.

1culin.to feed oneself
( c.1250; MS: s.xv1 )  Quar elle n’a oue soy abeche (M.E. fede) De pain (M.E. brede) de bribe ne de leche (M.E. schyve)  (O) 334ra
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