acoucher (1160-74)

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acoucher (1160-74)

[ FEW: 2/ii,908b collocare; Gdf: 1,63c acolchier; GdfC: 8,27c acouchier; TL: 1,120 acouchier; DEAF: ; DMF:  accoucher; TLF:  accoucher; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
acucher,  aculcher,  aculchier;  acocher,  acochier,  achocher;  encocher,  encucher  

v.a.

1to make lie together
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1400 )  le diable […] les acoucha […] Et eles conceurent  (E) 49va

v.n.

1to lie down
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  et se mist a genoils, acochant a la tere  79.13
( )  Tel fais (=burden) deit l'em porter e enbracier Qu'il ne l'estoce par desoz a oschier (l. aoschier) (vars. acochier (P2)MS: s.xiii4/4; abocheir (L)MS: c.1300)  792 (var.)
2to go to bed
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  A Roem vint si acocha  9097
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  E aculchad e jut encuntre lit e mangier ne volt  165
( s.xiii2/3; MS: s.xiiim )  La nuit quant vous encocherez  250 (var. B19)
to take to one’s (sick) bed
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  un chivalers […] achocha malades  212

v.refl.

1to go to bed
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  Del lit u il s’est aculchied ne leverat  173
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Les filles Loth, quant unt perdu lur mere, Querent del vin, si enivererent lur pere. L’einzné s’en vet aprés sun pere cucher, Un fiz engendre […] A l’autre nuit s’acucha la puisnee, Amon engendre dunt fu mult lee  (E) 592
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