assege (s.xii3/4)

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assege (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: *11,411b sedicare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  siege (assiege); DMF:  assiège; TLF: ; OED:  assiege n.; MED:  as(s)ege n.; DMLBS: ]
assiege;  ensege,  ensiege  

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1mil.siege
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De les aventures qe avindrent a l’assege de Tyre  p.45rubr
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  a ce q’il lessat l’assiege de Jerusalem  108.2
( a.1399 )  le assege del chastelle de M.  120.29
mil.ambush, ambuscade
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  E pres de illuc al un a l’autre partie en cheminans comune occasion est as assegez  115.23
mettre assege
mil.to besiege
( a.1399 )  ils mistrent assege a la toure (=of London) del part de seint Katerynes vers la south  142.27
remuer, remover l’assege
mil.to lift the siege
( a.1382 )  le dit ensege removerent  12.12
( 1401; MS: s.xv1 )  pur remuer l’assiege mys entour la chastel de H.  301.13
sege 
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