asavurer (c.1150)

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asavurer (c.1150)

[ FEW: 11,207b sapor; Gdf: 1,424c assavourer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,570 assavorer; DEAF:  savor (asoverer); DMF:  assavourer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
asavorer,  assavorer  

v.a.

1to taste
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  il ourent le pulment asavured  180
fig.taste, experience
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiiin )  Les levres ovre senz faillance Ki asavorent sapience  314
2to smell
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Ceste florete asavorer Vodroie mult e odorer  965
3condim.culin.to season
( MS: s.xiiiin )  condio: (F) asavurer  259
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiiin )  condio -dis, .i. asavurer  6

v.n.

1to be tasty, appetizing
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  ne me asavure ne delite mais ne beivre ne mangier  96
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Mais poi nus asavure cest fruit  ii 33
fig.to be pleasing
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Chose aveeie plus asavoure  25
asavurer de
to taste, partake of
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Molt est fols e prové vilain Ki n’asavoret de cest pain, Kar tut est fait de sapience […]  24
assaudrer  ensavurer 
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