abuter1 (s.xiiiin)

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abuter1 (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 15/ii,38a butr; Gdf: 1,40b abuter; GdfC: ; TL: 1,70 abuter; DEAF:  but *(abuter); DMF:  abuter; TLF:  abuter; OED:  abut v.; MED:  abutten v.1; DMLBS: 11b abuttare ]
abutter;  aboter;  abuster  

v.a.

1to pay off, conclude
( 1371 )  vous comandons qui a lui paiez tant iij.c et cynquante marcz d’esterlinges abusté a la feste de Pentecoste prochein venant  ii 25

v.refl.

1localto be adjacent to, to abut
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Sicum vif fussent se sevrerent, E vers les pareiz s’abuterent  6896
to lead (to)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Bien ad oi e retenu […] ma predicatiun tute, E la reisun u ele se abute  13250
to conclude, decide
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Seint Jache […] Ki bien s’afiche e bien s’abute Que […]  1661
2to bend, bow down (?)
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Femme se abote(l. abece?) et estent (M.E. W[oman] bowith and bent hire)  285
abutant a, sur
localabutting on to
( 1430-31 )  mees ou tenement ensy abuttant sur le dite market place  iv 374
se mettre abuté cuntre
to thrust oneself in front of
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  E cuntre ses (=St Francis's) freres abuté se myst  8489
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