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agu (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,128a acutus; Gdf: 1,169b agu; GdfC: 8,54c aigu; TL: 1,214 agu; DEAF: ; DMF:  aigu; TLF:  aigu; OED:  ague n.; MED:  ague n. / agu(e adj.; DMLBS: ]
ague,  ageu,  agui;  agud,  agut;  acu,  aku;  aigu,  augu  

a.

1sharp
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  […] sicume rasuir agud (Latin: quasi novacula acuta)  90.LI.2
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  faucille ague bien trenchaunt  2679
( MS: s.xiiiex )  acuta cuspide: (C) par ague poynte  ii 43
sharpened, pointed
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  (the antelope) Dous cornes ad agues, Trenchanz e esmolues  763
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  le destrer broche de l’agu esporons  3226
( MS: s.xiii1 )  preacutam: acu  ii 106
pathol.med.(of nostrils) pinched
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  L’orine [est] coloree roge ou susroge et le col graille et les narines agues  i 231
2geometry (of angle) acute
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv3/3 )  si li sovereins angle soit aguz  232v38
3pathol.med. (of fever, illness) acute
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Malade fu de fievre ague  14195
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  cil ke la portera n’avera ja fevre ague  279.II
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  A l’houme qui a fevre ague […]  190.1301
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  aprés agues maladies  ii 155
fig.lethal
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Coment Alisandre al manger but la poison (rubric) […] Agu prent la cupe si en beit bonement. Com grant doel d’un tel hom quant sa mort i prent! Li beiveres fut ague, e si chet trenchament  C182
4steep
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Tanz valz parfunz […] tant tertre e munz aguz  7390
5fig.astute, sharp
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  De sen acu  1702
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv3/3 )  […] signefie agu engineor  232v38
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  bien apris en lettres grues et latines et de agu sen  145.17
cunning
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  trop esteit felun veisin, Kar fel esteit vers ses procheins E mult cruel vers les lonteins, Gopil acuz vers ses parenz E enemi a tutes genz  1885
6culin.condim.spiced, pungent
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Contre voncher qui vient de agues viandes  i 212
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiii2 )  Diaria pot avenir […] de viandes agues  150.56
ewe ague
ewe#1
pere ague
1implementwhetstone
( MS: 1419 )  ové un ague pier entour soun col  601

adv.

1sharply, keenly
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Dunckes ert bien enluminez E dunc verrat agu e cler  130ra23

s.

1point
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  les gros chefs (=of nails) esteyent […] rundz, mes le agu Esteyt beelung e referu  5669
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Le hericeoun boute hors le agu de l’espyne  89
2implementneedle
( MS: s.xiii1 )  acus […] grosciscimas: tré gros acus  ii 99
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