adverser1 (c.1135)

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adverser1 (c.1135)

[ FEW: 24,198a adversarius; Gdf: 1,521c aversier; GdfC: 8,37a adversaire 1; TL: 1,728 aversaire /1,729 aversier; DEAF: ; DMF:  adversaire / adversier / aversier; TLF:  adversaire; OED:  adversary n. and a.; MED:  adversarie n.; DMLBS: 37a adversarius ]
adversair,  adversaire,  adversairie,  adverseir,  adverseire,  adverserie,  adversere,  adverserre,  adversier;  adversari,  adversare,  adversarie;  aversaire,  aversairie,  aversere,  averseire,  averser,  aversier,  aversire,  adverserer,  pl. adverseors  59 pl. adversoirs  ii 316  

s.

1enemy, adversary
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Engleis sunt nostre adversaire  13848
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Robert vint de Jerusalem, grant joie en firent a Roem, Normendie a tote saisie e tote l'out en sa baillie, n'i a trové nul aversaire  ii 10323
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  trestuit apresté de malfere, Ly enemi, ly aversere Dunc se desrengent e desruent […]  23r
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Li enemi, li adversaire […] Ardent e robent tut e preient  2068
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Vers l’averser enprent l’atie  4719
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Si porra il naverer son aversairie  15.22
( 1343 )  Phelip’ de Valoys, adverser nostre dit seignur le roi  vi 25
( 1353 )  la guerre quelle il ad meintenu contre son adverser de France  ii 251
( 1389 )  d’aler contre son dit adversair (=the King of France)  iii 257
chessgamesopponent
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 )  […] soun adversarie mater Ov un pount erraunt en mylu de l’eschecker  38.609
lawopponent
( 1292-93 )  envers ses adverseors  59
( 1304 )  si mesire seyt vostre adversari en un play q’est ceynz […]  32-33 Ed I 341
( 1307-10 )  si ele ceo ne vousist qu’il li serreit auxi graunt adverserer (l. adverser?) pur les ditz R. et E. […] qe il seust e peust  279.22
( 1321 )  soun adversare vint […] et entra un nounsute sour ly  Ed II xxvi 340

s._pl.

1lawopposing parties
( c.1260; MS: c.1300 )  si l’un e l’autre des adversaries apparisseint en la curt […]  5

s._sg._and_pl.

1fig.(the) Devil, devils
( c.1135; MS: 1267-68 )  Li Sains Espir del ciel descende E d'aversaire les defende  660 (A)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Des amis Deu ke en teu peine Li adverser si mau demeine  218
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Pur ço ne poet nul Deu amer Ensemblement od l’adverser  149ra19
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Icest prestre […] Haunt a tant un ord pecché, Dunt le adversaire l’ont encumbré  255.20
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  nostre angle […] ke nus defent tut dis des malignes espiriz, ceo est de enfernaus aversiers (vars. adversaries (BN)MS: s.xivin)  66.22

a.

1hostile, enemy
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  Ore fet a saver ki seit averser e contrarius a ço k'ai dit ici  132.50
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  S’il ruvast as Gius treu doner A la lei serreit adverser  167vb6
( 1344 )  la partie adversaire nostre seignur le Roi  i 300
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