atiffer (s.xii3/4)

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atiffer (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 17,332a *tipfôn; Gdf: 1,492a atufier; GdfC: 8,229a atifer; TL: 1,640 atifer; DEAF:  tifer (atifer); DMF:  attifer; TLF:  attifer; OED:  atiffe v.; MED:  atiffen v.; DMLBS: ]
atifer,  athipher  


1 to adorn, beautify
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Pur pleisir as oianz l’ay (=my narrative) un poy atiffé  6647


1cosmet.jewel.costumeto bedeck, adorn oneself (with ornaments, jewellery, clothes, etc.)
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 ) Les puceles [...] Mut cointement tost se atifferent  1803
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Mult se atiffent la les femmes De or e de argent  9213
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Li mirurs est pur enseigner Cument hum se deit atiffer  166


1cosmet.jewel.costumeadorned, attired, decked out (with ornaments, jewellery, clothes, etc.)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Unques puis ne vie nul ensi atiffez  3876
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Ne tienent pleit de estre vestues, Ne que seient atiffees Sulung le us de autres cuntrees  9173
( MS: s.xiii2 )  cultas: atyffés  ii 7
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Jerusalem […] atyffee Cum espuse de sun barun aurnee  3938
( MS: s.xiv )  cho[o]rnata: athiphés  ii 58
2lang.ornate, embellished with flowery language or rhetoric
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Diseit ses enveisures e ses gas atiffez  770
( 1260-70; MS: s.xiv1 )  Parole atiffé et feitiz, En confessiun, ad le deable apris  10239
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