agucer (s.xii1)

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agucer (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,125b *acutiare; Gdf: 1,172a aguisier; GdfC: 8,57c aiguisier; TL: 1,218 aguisier; DEAF:  aguisier; DMF:  aiguiser; TLF:  aiguiser; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
acuicer;  aguicer;  aguiser,  aguisier,  aguisser;  aguser,  agusier,  aguzer,  anguisser,  aguster (l. aguscer)  143.E286  


1weaponsto whet, sharpen (a weapon)
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  aguiserent(Latin: exacuerunt) sicume glaive lur langue  107.LXIII.3
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  Mout voissiez [...] espiez brunir, Saetes et dars aguiser  ii 317.261
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1300 )  Jeo fiz la lame agucer […] por sun costé percer  1606
2to sharpen, heighten
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  trop secchesce en aguse la chalor  i 235
to sharpen, improve
( s.xiv2; MS: s.xiv2 )  piles arabiks […] acuic[ent] le penser e rendent le vewe […]  ii 209 medicament) to sharpen, render more active, pungent
( MS: s.xiiiex )  e a agucer cest oignement metez fens de columb e de castorie  291.218
3(of teeth) to grind, gnash
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Les denz anguisse e cruist e grunt  1967
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Les denz anguisse e cruist e grunt  1967
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  (the horse) Ben roinant le frein e aguzant le dent  120
( MS: s.xiv1 )  […] irra en anguissanz ces dentz  162 prick, spur
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  L’enemi ne puit nul homme aforcer a nul pecchee mes qu’il en aguse a ceo  214.21


1weapons(of weapons) sharp, sharpened
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E getent feu e flambe e gros pels agusez  878
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  l’espee Ki de dous parz est agucee  123va42 pungent, more active
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  oignement aguissez d’elebre  i 87
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  enoynet la face oveke savon de France agusé oveke nitre  ii 157
anguisser#1  enaguser 
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