anoblir (c.1165)

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anoblir (c.1165)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,159b nobilis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,127b anoblir; TL: 1,398 anoblir; DEAF:  noble (anoblir); DMF:  anoblir; TLF:  anoblir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1statusto ennoble, to bestow the rank of nobility on
( 1360 )  Pour consideracion des queles choses [...] ycellui maistre Laurence, et touz ses enfantz [...] anoblissons, pronuncions, decernons, et faisons nobles, et pur nobles les tenons  iii 550


1to become proud, arrogant
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Quant il ad [le] bien en bandun, Vers les meillurs trop se noblee (l. s'enoblee) E de parole s'esrichee  320.23
noble  ennoblir 
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