alumer (1113-19)

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alumer (1113-19)

[ FEW: 24,340a *alluminare; Gdf: 1,243c alumer /3,198c enlumer /3,488b eslumer; GdfC: 8,94b alumer; TL: 1,318 alumer /3,446 enlumer /3,1105 eslumer; DEAF:  alumer; DMF:  allumer / enlumer / eslumer; TLF:  allumer; OED:  aleme v.; MED:  alemen v.; DMLBS: ]
aliumer;  allumer;  alomer;  enlumer,  eslumer;  enlumir  

v.a.

1to light
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  [...] Sur ço n'estout cirge alumer  326
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Environ icel lit chandeilles aluma  230
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Nuls ne alume sa chandeille Ki desuz mui sa clarté ceile  7222
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Allumés, auncele, une frenole  465
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  il (=ploughmen) ne deyvent en lez boveries nul feu porter pur alumer pur eus memes achaufer, ne nule chaundele ne deyvent leynz alumer si ele ne seit en lanterne  282.c54
to ignite, set on fire
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  par grant tricherie [...] Unt la cité tute enflambee. Oez cum il l'un alumee  13592
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Aloment les mesons e ardent la bruere  2764
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  Sichelech alumames e arsimes  58
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  la meisun […] Une feiz alumé esteit  M460
( MS: 1330-40 )  (the wife) la mesun pus aluma  15.47
fig.to inflame (with passion)
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  E quant la dame od lui beveit, Si la baisot cum custume esteit. Ele le baisot par simpleted, Mais li reis ert enluminet (vars. en ert allumé (H)MS: s.xiv1/4)  3810 (var.)
( 1214-16 )  Car qui sereit tant alumez Ne fust de pecune assorbez Por qei q’il l’esperast aveir?  2433
( MS: s.xiiiex )  L’amurs de vus tant m’alume Ke […]  245
2to light up, give light to
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  E le solail ke l’aluma  2537
fig.to illuminate, enlighten
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Entendez que seint Pol nus dit -- Mult nus alume sun escrit  4438
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Deu ovec els sunt Ki les alument en poeir  68va16
3fig.to illuminate, add lustre to
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  mult aluma Seinte Eglise par sa seinte vie  330.9
4to give sight to
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Le ciu mendivant aluma  82va33
5 to regain sight
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  li mort i unt la vie, Li avogle i alument  74

v.n.

1to provide light
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Sa clarté li fait muer E d’autre maner alumer  180.746
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  E ky al solail la (=beryl) tendra, Ignelement alumera  84.400
2to catch fire
( c.1150; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Feu prist par tut et aluma  426
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  A ces paroles descendid li fus, e la busche alumad  159
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  les chaungea de ewe en oyle, et les comaunda alumer  149.1

p.p._as_a.

1lit, alight
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  uns musters Ki alques fust pleners De lampes alumees  2533
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Ele est esteille de mer clamee Ki tuz jurs nus est alumee De ver al port de sauveté  6178
illumined
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  avis fut Ke la mesun fut alumee Del regard  176
2fig.resplendent
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  od beauté alumee  871

p.p._as_s.

1sighted person
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Mais Jesu Crist les (= people in darkness) aluma, E les alumez avogla  69va21
aluminer 
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