acoster (c.1155)

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acoster (c.1155)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1247b costa; Gdf: 1,81a acoster; GdfC: 8,27a acoster; TL: 1,116 acoster; DEAF: ; DMF:  accoster; TLF:  accoster; OED:  accost v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
acostaier,  acosteer,  acosteeer,  acostoier;  acouster;  acouder,  acuter;  encoster;  escoster  

v.a. bring in (to)
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Lur nef acostent a l’estrande  1042 draw near to
( c.1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le lunc de la mer ad siglé E le pais ad acosté  5116
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  se mistrent en la mer, e acosterent Engleterre  42.26 bring near (to)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E charité nus acoste a Dé  161va1
to remain near to
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  N’unt cure d’Engleterre lunges acosteer  431
to adjoin
( 1304-05 )  lever autres edifices encosteant les murs e les eschalers  48
( 1347-48 )  les auncienes walles encosteantes la dite ewe  ii 210
2 to bring together, set side by side
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiin )  Lor navie tot assenblerent, Lune nef a l'autre acosterent  ii 125.6480
( MS: s.xiii2 )  collaterat: (B) ascosteiet  i 151
3fig. to stand by
( 1323-25 )  qu’il venissent a nous et qu’il nous acostiseint  16
4to stand on either side of
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Se en eissirent ensemble od lui. Sicum i geurent, si leverent, Tut si seint J. acosterent  7144
to stand beside, escort
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Les prophetes l’acoudeint (=B.V.M.) A si grant & bele glorie  162.87

v.n. draw near to
( c.1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les nefs fist a terre acoster  4301
2to consort, associate (with)
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  E aucune feiz enpirent par mut acoster al munde  4226


1to come near, draw near (to)
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  ses humes se acosterent a lui, si li distrent: […]  182
( MS: s.xiiex )  Nul frere ne s’acoste a altre a ures incompetentes  i 28
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Les oiseals de meinte manere Se acosteient a la rivere  70
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Kar alme ki char n’est blemie Mult pres s’acostaie al fiz Marie  (C) 2702
to be adjacent to, lie alongside
( c.1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Al rei Wider s'aest acostez, E juste lui fu lez a lez  
2to frequent, consort, associate (with)
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  Tiebalt requist le roiz e o lui s'acosta  i 132.3594
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Trop de curre se hasta Quant a la lune se acosta  2040
3to support, corroborate
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E Salamon a ço s’acute: 'Bien eit', feit il, 'ki tut dis dute'  1928
acuter#1  costeier#1  escuter 
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