amasser (s.xii¼)

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amasser (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 6/i,444b massa; Gdf: 1,250c amasser 1 /1,250c amasser 2; GdfC: 8,97a amasser; TL: 1,325 amasser; DEAF:  masse (amasser); DMF:  amasser; TLF:  amasser; OED:  amass v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
enmasser  

v.a.

1to accumulate, amass
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Cil ki tresors vait amassant [...,]  10464
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  le grant tresor qe Geomagog aveit amassé e mys en une mesone  5.36
to gather together
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  A. out son ost apresté Od la grant gent qu’il out amassé  (E) 17250
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ensemble soit tot amassé, Parmi .i. drap delié passé  157.248
( 1323-25 )  enmassez le pluis [de] neifs qe vous eiez  72
2to accumulate
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  jo sai ben ke ceste mort (=of his wife) Perce tun quor mult plus de assez Ke ceo ke tut as amassez De aventures sa en arere  1210

v.n.

1to gather together
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Hummes e femmes de jur en jur De kant ke il pussent purchacer Se peneint en la glise amasser  10.118
to form itself, solidify
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  (the giant’s fiery sword) Cum plus halcet e plus enprent, En alant forces reprent. Primes depart, puis amasset  1155

v.refl.

1to collect
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Einz au moiel s’amasse Une gute mut grasse  59

p.p._as_a.

1solid
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Od encensers de or amasset  679
contorted into a solid mass
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Un enfaunt fu issi amassez Ke la teste fu plyé a peez  5365
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