adosser (c.1136-37)

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adosser (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 3,145a dorsum; Gdf: 1,108c adosser; GdfC: 8,35b adosser; TL: 1,151 adosser; DEAF: ; DMF:  adosser; TLF:  adosser; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to put on
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  ‘Alez’, fait il, ‘si vous armez. Les hosbers [blanz] tost adossez’  8206
2to knock flat, bowl over
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Petrelium unt trespassé E Bos od lui unt adossé E Bretun unt Bos relevé  12052
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  La dame (=B.V.M.) n’est de foldre adossee  125.67
3to turn one’s back on, abandon
( MS: s.xii4/4 ) Si as adossé tut tun gentil lignage  414
( c.1188-95; MS: s.xii4/4 )  Male vie menoent, puis [qu’il] les adossad  160
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1300 )  A la fosse Li mort les (=riches, etc.) adosse Tant ne seient finz  1325
to reject
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  Tot a costume se veit plus encombrer S’il tot nel volt guerpir e adosser  156


1to lean
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  W.T. est descenduz […] Aprés un tremble s’adosat  6315
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