alaiter1 (s.xii1)

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alaiter1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,325a allactare; Gdf: 1,209b alaitier; GdfC: 8,66c alaitier; TL: 1,273 alaitier; DEAF:  alaitier; DMF:  allaiter; TLF:  allaiter; OED:  alact v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
alaitier,  aleter,  aletter,  aleiter,  aleitier;  eslaiter,  esleter  


1to suck
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  A ses traianz les mist, E tant fort le aleiterent Que le sanc en sucherent  1677
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  Ami chiers! Alaitiez, chier fiz, alaitiez Maimes les mameles  118.233
( MS: s.xiiim )  quant l’enfant vient ke alaiter la velt  5587
to suckle
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  E alaiterent (Latin: lactaverunt) lui en lur buche  141.LXXVII.36
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  E virgene alaiteras enfant  846
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  Mar te porta (var. t'alaita (A)MS: s.xiv1/4) ta mere dunt tu estes né  (E) 4481
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Tant mar fui engendree […] Tant mar nurrie e alaitee  5999
( MS: c.1300 )  let de femme ke alete pucele  ii 139
( MS: s.xiii2 )  adlactat: (A) aletet  ii 32


1to suck
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  remembre tei De cez mameles, que tu veiz, Que tu alaitas mainte feiz  2732
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  les tresdouces mameles dount il aleta  40

( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Neis les enfanz alaitanz detrencherent e abuelerent  24v
d’enfance alaitant
1from (earliest) infancy
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Sun mestre aveit esté d[e] enfaunce alaitant  367

( MS: 1155-60 )  Juvencel ensembleement e virgine, aleitant (Latin: lactentem) ot vieil home  276.39
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Femmes fist ocire e enfanz, Neis les petiz alaitanz  14422


1 weaned child
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) sicume li alaitiez de sa mere, eissi seit guerredunance en la meie aneme  123.130.4
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