agenoiler (s.xii1)

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agenoiler (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 4,114a genuculum; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,45c agenouillier; TL: 1,208 agenoillier; DEAF: G500 agenoillier; DMF:  agenouiller; TLF:  agenouiller; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
ageneler,  agenoiller,  agenuiller,  ageniller,  agenuler,  agenuller;  ajonoillier,  ajunuiler;  engeneiler,  engeneler,  engenoillier,  engenoler,  engenuiller,  engeniller,  engenuler,  engenulere;  enguniller;  esgenoiller,  esjenoiller  

v.a.

1to bring to one’s knees
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  taunt siwi sun cop qu’il est ajonoillé  2637

v.n.

1to kneel (down)
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Venez, aorums e agenuillums  94.6
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Sovent engeneilout ceste femme Devant le ymage nostre dame  221.15
( MS: 1272-82 )  alez a moustier devaunt le auter e ajunuilez  256
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Al Veni Creator abeissez ou agenoillez  14.36
( 1395; MS: s.xv1 )  ové toute humilitee engenoillant, nous fist hommage  211.18

v.refl.

1to kneel (down)
( c.1135; MS: 1267-68 )  A la terre s'agenuilla, Mains estendues, si ora  317 (A)
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Vit cum a la croiz Auban s’agenoilla  412
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  Lui clers seest agenulé, En orisons ses meins tendy  43.396

p.p._as_a.

1kneeling
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  En Magor la cité Est un cerf tresgeté […] Devant del destre pié i est agenuillé  1014
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Devant lui sunt agenullé  3707
faire agenoiler
to bring to his (etc) knees
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  En l’escu le colp descendi […] Gui fist agenoiller, Mes il salt sus tost come ber, Al quer en ad mult grant ire […] ‘Unc pur colp de chevaler Mes ne m’avint agenoiller’  8534
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Un son compaignun premer [...] Par vertu fist agenuler  991
genuiller 
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