aguer (s.xivin)

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aguer (s.xivin)

[ FEW: 24,128b acutus; Gdf: 1,169c aguer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,216 agüer; DEAF: ; DMF:  aigüer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


aguer ses (etc.) dents
1to snarl, bare one's teeth in menace
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  La nature e la custume de le sengler est, quant veit chen [...] aproscher ver ces porceaux [...], de metter sey devant ces porceaux e aguer ses dens e boter avant l'espaudle destre  12
( 1332; MS: s.xivex )  lequiel ver (=boar, i.e. England) aguera ses dentz a les vor... (l. portes) de Paris  295
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