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asoter (c.1170)

[ FEW: 12,510a *sott-; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,205b asoter /8,205c asotir; TL: 1,606 assoter /1,607 assotir; DEAF:  sot (assoter); DMF:  assoter / assotir; TLF:  assoter / assotir; OED:  assot v.; MED:  as(s)oten v.; DMLBS: ]
asotir,  asotter;  assoter,  ensoter  

v.a.

1to besot, delude
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  la nuvele […] Par ki unt perdu Auban lor bon ami E lur parent a lui atrait e asoti  1491
to fool, deceive
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Par tant [le diable] le asote e aseure E tient si en sa baillie  3992
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Kar icés choses en asotent soventefeiz le mire  ii 22

v.n.

1to be stupid
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Ja tost verrez cum il asote, Kar tut revenderat a sa riote  3729
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  Orgoil le fit asoter  88

v.refl.

1to become silly
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  li morz […] quant au monde de rechief se asotent ou foleient  171.22
to look foolish
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E li Gius reprendre nel pot, Mais sei meime tiut (l. tuit) asot  157rb8

p.pr._as_a.

1foolish, silly
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Ja nes garrat lur deus […] Plus d’un tundu mutun ky est tut asotanz  (O) 69

p.p._as_a.

1foolish, stupid
( 1214-16 )  Car quels oem d’iço (=doctrine of transubstantiation) vos crereit Sanz ço q’il ne fust enchanté Ou del tot fol e asotté?  2222
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Malveise gent, sote & fole […] Mult estes ore tuz asoté, Plein de folie & de malveisté  179.136
bewildered, bemused
( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  Les chiens esteient tut asoté E sus e jus unt regardé  623
2fig.besotted, overly fond
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Soit jacobin soit cordeler, Qu'est ensoté par envie  109
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  del tut abaundonez As delitz de la char e asotez  1515
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  L’autre prodhomme fust assotee de soun hanap, e plus en beust qe feare ne deust  50
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  son amy Franche Volenté q’est d’elle si assotez q’il ne fait riens forsqe tout ceo q’elle comande  58
3mad
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  En n’est il verraiment assoté e hors de soen sen ke en miliu de ses enemis se couche a dormir  36.3

p.p._as_s.

1fool, idiot
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Sovent serroy al doy moustrez: ‘Veez ci ly malveis assotez (vars. soté (D)MS: s.xivm) !’  1208
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Oez de cel veil asoté!  2047
dan asoté
fig.derogatory term indicating the speaker’s low opinion of the intelligence of the addressee
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Ki estes vus, dan asoté Ki tel respuns m’avez duné?  8966
assotiver 
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