avigurer (s.xii2)

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avigurer (s.xii2)

[ FEW: 14,447a vigor; Gdf: 1,527a avigorer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,734 avigorer; DEAF:  vigor (avigorer); DMF:  avigorer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
avigourer,  avigurir;  esvigorer,  esvigurer  


1to strengthen, invigorate
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  les sens dunkes se reposent […] le cors en ert aviguri  755
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  aprés un poi de temps qe ele estoit bien avigouré de bones viaundes […] ele reprist sa beauté  206.2


1to revive, recover one’s strength
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Lores se prist a avigurer  6197
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  En poi d’ure s’avigura (vars. se esforça (M)MS: s.xiii2), Sa gent entur lui assembla  11803
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  tant tost cume les mains Moyses de lasesce alascherent Avigurer e ses feluns sei avigurerent e le pueple Deu reuserent  i 23
2to be active, exert oneself (?)
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  J. […] mult s’avigurad encuntre Israel  167
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