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asmer (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 24,231a aestimare; Gdf: 1,124c aesmer /3,494c esmer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,167 aesmer /3,1115 esmer; DEAF:  esmer; DMF:  aesmer / esmer; TLF: ; OED:  aim v.; MED:  amen v.; DMLBS: 45b aestimare ]
aasmer,  aesmer,  aimer,  aismer,  ausmer;  eimer,  esmer,  eismer,  aasmer,  p.p. eynice  

v.a.

1quantitativeto estimate
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Tresque a mil humes furent asmé Cil ki od Simun sunt alé  2865
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  il mounta en un autre arbre e esgarda les companyes […] e les ayma  1071
to estimate, assess, appraise
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  soint lour biens moebles esmez  i 45
( 1341 )  E charpentiere (=of castle roof) ne poet pas estre bien eynice (l. eymee) tantqe le meryn soit descovert par quei poet estre seu quei est perri e quey n’est mye  675
finan.to value
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  L’en achate legierement chose qe l’en po eime  286.29
2to surmise, suppose
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  tu asmas (vars. aasmas (B)MS: s.xiiiex) (Latin: existimasti) mei a estre semblant a tei  88.XLIX.21
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Mes ne l’osad del tut, cum ele asma, noter  4198
3to appreciate, conceive
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Nos aesmames, o Deus, la tue misericorde (Latin: Aestimavimus, Deus, misericordiam tuam)  83.XLVII.10
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  La grant beauté e la grandur Ne peust asmer nul enginnur  3990
asmer a, de
to aim to
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Mal nos avez baillit, Que li Franceis asmastes a ferir  454
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  Od lui (=J.C.) angles a grant plenté Vindrent tut aparilé, De lui servir bien asmé  160
to consider (as), judge, deem
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Erode en verté A gupil fud esmé  1812
asmer pur
to consider (as), judge, deem
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  L’abés surrist e les blasmat, E pur molt fols les aesmat  1050

v._absol.

1to aim
( 1160-74 )  Cist fiert, cist faut, cist fuit, cist chace e cist asome (vars. eesme (B)MS: s.xiiiex; aasme (C)MS: s.xivex) e cist manace  ii 8244
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