assaille (1155)

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assaille (1155)

[ FEW: 25,504a *assalire; Gdf: 1,422a assaillie; GdfC: ; TL: 1,566 assalie; DEAF: ; DMF:  assaillie; TLF: ; OED:  assail n.; MED:  assail(l)e n.; DMLBS: ]
asaillie,  assaillie;  asaie;  asal  

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( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Suvent, quant il veient lur aise, Funt a cels defors asiallies, En abandun mettent lur vies  13573
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Tant i put hom veer espiés forbiz brandir, E as brans ascerins tant[e] asaie envair (var. tanz asals (P)MS: c.1310)  1989
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Donc vet outre le Nil prendre l’autre partie Qe bataille n’i ot fet ne autre assaillie  1110
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Mielz valt engin de guerre sur gent desmesurez Ke malveis’ asaillie  148
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