anuire (s.xii¼)

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anuire (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 7,162a nocere; Gdf: 1,303a anuire /3,209b ennuire; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  nuire (ennuire); DMF:  anuisant; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
anuser,  anusser;  ennuire,  ennure;  esnoir,  esnoire; 
pr.p. anusant,  anussant  

v.a.

1to harm, hurt
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Itel peine, que que m’anuit, Ai tut un jurn e une nuit  1387
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Qui ceste pere portera, A Deu e a homes plaira, Ses volentez acomplira Si que ja rien ne li nuira  (ms. ennuyrad)  230.794 (MS)
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  fantame ne ly porra ennure  1123

v.n.

1to cause damage, be detrimental
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  il li demaunde coment il anuit  35

p.pr._as_a.

1harmful, causing trouble
( 1400-01 )  coment q’ils (=weirs) furent levez d’aunciene temps et soient anusantz […]  iii 475
anusant a
causing damage, detriment to
( 1302 )  nent anusant a celuy qe deyt la seute fere  30-31 Ed I 217
( 1304 )  une ewe fu bestornee anusant a son molin e a son pré, pur ceo qe le pré fu surundé  32-33 Ed I 331
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  laquele (=water) mesme cestui R. besturna anussant (vars. a nusaunce (H3)MS: 1327-77; en anuscance de (R2)MS: s.xvin) al franc tenement M.  85

sbst._inf.

1damaging action(s), trouble-making
( c.1400 )  punir voz tenantz et lour esnoir  (H) 15r
anui#1  enousour  ennuier  nuisir 
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