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air1 (1113-19)

[ FEW: 24,221a aer; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,61c air; TL: 1,250 air 1; DEAF:  air 1; DMF:  air; TLF:  air 1; OED:  air n.1; MED:  air n.1; DMLBS: 43c aer 1 ]
aire;  aer,  aeir,  aier;  eir,  eire;  heir,  heyr,  heyre,  er,  eris  (V) 927 eyer  58  

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1air, sky
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  La terre dedenz pent, L’airs tut entur s’estent  2802
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Uns grips flammanz de l'air descent  1007
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  il la (=the saint) vit a l’heir (=in the air) ester Ne ren de lui a terre tucher  56.278
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  e vint li dyable volant outre li en le eir  21.19
( MS: s.xivin )  Le corps ert mys en grose tere, E li alme s’en va en heyre Hou ce ke cy glené a  142.23
air (one of the elements)
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Del fu, de l’eir e de la mer Assez avez oi parler  7.1
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Ne eir ne nul autre element  1105
air, atmosphere
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Truble li tens, l’air epessist  (D) 2868
2day(light)
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  La bien clere (=type of emerald) est mieldre par veir, Ke l’om poit bien par mi veeir L’er qe est pres teint e oscure  37.235
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Par la nuit ki survint li airs enobscuri  1056
3fig.nothing
( 1314 )  il ne recoverait forsqe air  Ed II xviii 152
espés air
(ordinary) air
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  L’ethre […] Le espés eir envirune bel  266
pur air
ether
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Il reest dit ethre e pur eir  1791
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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