amuir (s.xii1)

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amuir (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 6/iii,311b mutus; Gdf: 1,281a amuir; GdfC: ; TL: 1,375 amüir; DEAF:  mu (amuïr); DMF:  amuïr; TLF:  amuïr; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

v.a. strike dumb
( 1163-70; MS: s.xiii2 )  Od grant dulur ert amuie E de sun sens tute estrangie  6156


1to be dumb, remain silent
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Je amui e nen aovri la meie buche  65.38.13
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  jeo amui par teisance (Latin: Ommutui silentio)  67.XXXVIII.3
( s.xiim; MS: s.xiim )  Jo amui et nient avri la moie buche  35


1to be dumb, remain silent
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Cil s’amuit, kar certeinement Quant nus vendrum al jugement Del respundre n’i ad nient  161va27

( MS: s.xivin )  A l’home ki seit amuy […]  211.23
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