amer2 (s.xii1)

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amer2 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,391b amarus; Gdf: 1,260c amer 1; GdfC: 8,103b amer; TL: 1,345 amer 2; DEAF:  amer 2; DMF:  amer; TLF:  amer; OED:  amere n.; MED:  amer a. as n.; DMLBS: 74b amarus ]
ammer;  amier  

a.

1bitter, sour
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) La grape d'icels grape de fiel, e raisimet mult amer  137.VI.48
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Il coillent herbes que ne sunt a cel pruz. Eles sunt ameres, ceo lur vent de nature, Corinthes les apelat l’om a l’hure  (B) 15726
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  herbes […] Chaudes et moistes, douces, ameres […]  150.33
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  ke vus conoistret […] par la selive salee ou amere  ii 171
emotionbitter, sad
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Issi avera le riche le quor amer Par encheisun de sun aver  987
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  E amur amere n’est pas amur, Einz est peine e grant dolur  6605
2fig.painful, unpleasant, grievous
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) [...] e devorerunt els oisel par mult amer mors  136.VI.36
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1 )  A, morte! cume dure e cum amere  359
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  veraie confession doit estre amere. Ceo est, ele deit estre fete ové grant amertune (var. amertume (Bd)MS: c.1300) de quer e de bouche  59.29
3fierce
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  quant le (=Hereward) trovent si amer, Asquanz n’i osent plus arester Kar il fereit ahogement  5661
alemandes ameres
alemande
lupins amers
lupin

s.

1fig.emotionbitterness
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  (My first draft of this work was stolen) Anceis que jo l’ousse parfet e amendé E l’amer e le dulz adulci e tempré  153
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Cil ki de quor vout Deus amer E retrere vout de l’amer De cest mund ki tant travaille  36
tresamer 
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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