alonger (1113-19)

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alonger (1113-19)

[ FEW: 5,411b longus; Gdf: 1,234a alongier; GdfC: 8,86b alongier; TL: 1,312 aloignier; DEAF:  lonc (alongier); DMF:  allonger; TLF:  allonger; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
alonjer;  aluiner,  aluigner,  alugner;  aloiner;  eslonger,  eslongier,  eslongner  

v.a.

1to lengthen, prolong
( 1160-74 )  Ne poon ta vie esloignier (vars. aloignier (C)MS: s.xivex), Ne ta mort por altre eschangier  ii 5747 (var.)
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Que valt que l’um alonje cunte?  (Str1) 1202
time(of day) to lengthen
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ly solayl se estut tot en pees e fust aloyné icel jour en l’espace de troys joures  1266
2to extend, stretch out
( 1160-74 )  veissiez homme viser, piez afurchier, arc enteser [...] teste lever, braz esloignier (vars. alonger (C)MS: s.xivex)  i 237.2042 (var.)
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  De l’escu se clot, lance alugne  3639

v.n.

1timeastron.to become longer
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  Li jurn vunt aluignant E les nuiz acurzant  379
( c.1300 )  Mais en ver, li jors eslongnent de l’equinocte en avant et les nuis escorchent, en amptone avient le contrair  84.406

v.refl.

1astron.timeto become longer
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  Quant il (=the sun) vait de lung, Ne sunt naient li jur lung. Mais quant vait traversant, Dunc se vunt aluignant  388
( c.1300 )  En cel tens, li jor s’eslongent et les nuis s’escorchent  83.385
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  En ceo temps (=winter) se alonge la neut  353
2to extend, spread out, travel
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  (The invaders) Bon chastel i funt e bon burg […]. Pus ne se sunt alongni, Kar de blé furent bien garni  237
esloigner 
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