alasser1 (c.1120)

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alasser1 (c.1120)

[ FEW: 5,196a lassus; Gdf: 1,211c alasser; GdfC: ; TL: 1,276 alasser; DEAF:  las (*); DMF:  alasser; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
allasser;  alascher;  alaisser;  alesser,  elasser  479  

v.a.

1to tire
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  li chemins ferrez […] l’alasse  1429
to tire out, wear down
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  il quaissa ses enemis […] De tuit en tuit e alaissa Le rei Swein k’il ruad a mort  64r

v.n.

1to tire, become tired
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  puis ke Aaron e Ur sustindrent les mains Moyses, eles ne allaserent  i 24
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  ele vus guie, Pur ceo alesser (var. alasser (Y)MS: s.xiii4/4) ne purrez mie  6204

v.refl.

1to become tired
( MS: c.1120 )  Tant i plurat e le pedra e la medra E la pulcela, que tuz s’en alasserent  497
( c.1170 )  Et en ces lermes suveraines S’est li sainz un poi alassé Et a un duz dormir duné  401
fig.to tire (of)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  D’aumes sauver od eus parlat: De ceo parler ne s’alassat  6202

p.p._as_a.

1tired, exhausted
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Delfins e cocatrices ont (=Alexander’s men) ovec eaux mené Qe les portent en l’ewe quant sunt alassé  6854
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De mors e de pasmez fu le champ jonchez; Ly sein sunt alaschez e mult affebl[i]ez  901
( MS: s.xiiiin )  Li messagiers, alassez del chemin  782.63
also_fig.tired, weary (of)
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Coment dunkes sunt cunfés Quant lur pecchié hanten[t] aprés? […] chescun hant la sue asez Geske a tant ke seit alassez  9352
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  Joie, solaz ne li vent fors de sa amisté, Ne de penser de s'amur n'ert ja alessé  1205
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