apresser (1121-25)

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apresser (1121-25)

[ FEW: 9,362a pressare; Gdf: 1,356a apresser; GdfC: ; TL: 1,473 apresser; DEAF:  presser (*); DMF:  appresser; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
apreisser,  apreser  


1to beset
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Altre peril les apresset (var. (D: s.xiii1) mult les apresent)  1002
( MS: s.xii4/4 ) ‘O Deus,’ dist il, ‘si grant pechié m’apresse; Se or ne m’en fui, or criem que tei en perde’  59
to press hard
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Lur enemis puis apreisserent  869
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