apetizer (s.xii3/4)

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apetizer (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 8,344b *pettittus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,144b apeticier; TL:  apeticier; DEAF: ; DMF:  apetisser; TLF:  apetisser; OED:  appetisse v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
apeticer,  apeticier,  apetiser;  appetizer;  apetiter, 
p.p. appetistez  


1to diminish, reduce
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  les (=fish) manguce l’en en rost por lor humidité apeticier  i 177
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  Mes la mer l' (=the island) ad maintenant forment gastee et appetistez  315
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  jeo en serrei tout leez si jeo purroie oir ou veoir q’il de son bien ou de son pris it's not an apetisé sereit  42
( 1369 )  les custumes & subsides […] grandement apetisez & amenusez  ii 301
to reduce in number
( 1383 )  si estoit l’ost engleys moelt grantement amenusez et en tant appetizer (=p.p.) par les dites causes  iii 154


1to shrink
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  s’il (=the diamond) ne crest, il n’apetice (var. (J: s.xiiiex) il nel apetite) mie  119
marit.to fall, go down (of water level)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  les ewes de Tygre bien apetizees (var. (C: s.xiiim) apetitees)  2850
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  La ewe cumence apetizer […] La dame i pot ore bien passer  3533
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Ke l’ewe ki ert parfunde […] va si apetizant Ke n’i fust nus a flote, ne batel ne chalant  791
pathol.(of pulse) to drop, fall
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Li pox li apetice et mult li afeblist  ii 90.374
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