aire1 (s.xii1)

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aire1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 25,160b area; Gdf: 1,194b aire /4,459c here 1; GdfC: 8,62a aire 2; TL: 1,252 aire 1; DEAF:  aire 1; DMF:  aire 1; TLF:  aire; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 122c area 4 /44ra aer 2 ]
aere;  eir,  eire,  pl. aris  191 pl. arrys  

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1level place, open space, yard
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Li abés ad l’estreim coilli Ki esteit par cel eir junché  2755
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  li un grayn regard lui autres sicom confel (l. coufel) fait poucin en arrys du vilayn  574 (A)
2archit.floor
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Fist l'enperere el paleis faire Bancs e sieges envirun l'eire  i 277.3118
( MS: s.xii2 )  pavimentum vel solum, flor: aere  i 25
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Enz el palois vint tost curant, […] Avant veit, s’esguarde le cors Qui en cel eire gisoit mors  19460
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  amenerent en la sale un chevaler […] e le asistrent enmy le eyr’ e ly donerent a manger  56.29
3archit.agriculturalthreshing floor
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  a cel ure en cele place […] severerent furment de la paille […] purquei mis sires li reis vient a sun serf? Respundi li reis: Pur achater de tei cest aire, ceste place  108
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  un jor son blé seia […] E si l’ot ja fait amener A l’eire tot prest a purger  121rb
( s.xiiim; MS: s..xiiiex )  il tendra le flavel en sa main, si esneira sa aire  82.90
4garden, bed
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Sicume la petite aire (Latin: areola) est aparaille (l. aparaillé) (Latin: praeparata) as arusemenz (Latin: irrigationes) des ewes  72.XLI.1
5ground
( c.1285; MS: c.1312 )  de votre bercherie chescune quinzeyne fetes le eyre marler de terre arcillouse  326
tenir aire
orn.to nest
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Illuec suelent aigle nigier, Fiare lur niz e tenir aire  9431
leyr 
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