aprester1 (s.xii¼)

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aprester1 (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 9,317b praesto; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,157b aprester; TL: 1,474 aprester; DEAF:  prest (*); DMF:  apprêter; TLF:  apprêter; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
aprestier,  apresteister;  apprester,  apprestre;  prester  

v.a.

1to make ready, prepare
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Cil aprestet tuz lur busuinz Quar bien saveit que l’eire est luinz  1629
( 1113-19; MS: s.xiiiin )  Deus est porte, us, entree, Ki nus est aprestee  1054
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  a lui (=God) sunt aprestees cogitatiuns (Latin: praeparantur cogitationes)  266.5
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  le cunrei le rei ke m’estuet aprester  908
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  ad dunc fait charpenter Sarcuz de fust e aprester  8366
( 1323-25 )  qe les vivres qe serront enveez en Gascoigne […] faciez purveer e aprester en totes les bones manieres  26.7
to set up, install
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  La u cel arc (=‘l’arc qui ne faut’) fud aprested, Un nof ostel i ot posed  4409
2to equip, to furnish
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  .c. chevalers […] bien mountés e de totes apparillementz richement aprestez  8.35

v.n.

1to get ready, prepare
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Lur humes firent aprester  11496

v.refl.

1to get ready, prepare oneself
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  D'aler a Rome s'apresta  5709
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  Cumandad a tut le pople qu’il s’aprestassent a bataille  46
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  e vus irrez aussi vus aprester, en Engletere irrom  1556
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Devers la gwere d’Escoz s’aprest durement  406.2016
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  se deit chescun aprester qe dieu le truice en seinte vie  32

p.p._as_a.

1ready
( 1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  De respundre tut apresté  551
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim )  El ciel m’est aprestee gloire  775
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  jeo sui tut dis apresté Que […] Par mei baptesme recevez  2914
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Ke tu as deservi, luer tei est apresté  755
at hand, available
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  fusent turné ariere […] S’il veisent par unt veie fust aprestee  (O) 4695
meteo.(of a weather phenomenon) taking place, happening
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii2 )  (the moon:) quant est enversee Dunc ert pluie aprestee  2608
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Nef od vent aprestee Curt tut sigle levé  2705

sbst._inf.

1preparation, making ready
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Ore tost, veisins, de l’aprester  8376
aprester sun aler, sun eire
to prepare to set off
( c.1170 )  Sun eire ot ja si apresté […] Qu’aler s’en poust seurement  4507
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Le ray vers Oxenford aprest sun aler  i 488
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