affiancer (s.xii2/4)

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affiancer (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 3,499a *fidare; Gdf: 1,137c afiancier; GdfC: ; TL: 1,182 afiancier; DEAF: ; DMF:  affiancer; TLF: ; OED:  affiance v. / affianced a. and n. / affiancing n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
afiancer,  afiauncer  

v.a.

1to pledge
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  S’en volt ostages, e vos l’en enveiez, U dis u vint, pur lui afiancer  41
lawto plight one’s troth to
( 1294 )  G. fit R. son fyz affyancer la fyle M.  21-22 Ed I 601
( 1311 )  si homme affiaunce une femme la Court Christiene tient cele Covenant Matrimoigne  Ed II xi 40
( 1396; MS: s.xivex )  M’amie, je vous prenne icy a ma compaigne, et sur ce je vous affiance  42.9

v.refl.

1to promise, vow
( 1396; MS: s.xivex )  Doncques prent le signeur la fillete par la main et s’affiance overtement de la foy de son corps qu’il n’avra ja autre fame que li  42.6

sbst._inf.

1pledge
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  En pardoun de ces pecchiez vains […] Et de sun fole afiauncer  2358
s’affiancer en
to place one’s trust in
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  touchant le fait de […] ma deliverance, de laquelle je m’afiance en vous  66.14
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