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baer1 (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 1,282b batare; Gdf: 1,610b beer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,898 bëer; DEAF:  beer; DMF:  béer; TLF:  béer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
baier,  beer,  beier,  boier,  bier, 
p.pr.f. boante  

v.a.

1to open wide
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  les mosles Cuntre le ciel beent les gules  64.858
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  le sengler lui vist [...] e sa grant gule comença a baier  440
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii2 )  Baa la gule, la virgine transgluti  177

v.n.

1to gape, open wide
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  De ceo avent ke terre bee  1507
to have the mouth wide open, gasp, pant
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Alquant quident estre mangié Pur le cheval que si baiot  5291
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  veisez [...] Oisés e bestes mues baer e pantoiser  697

p.pr._as_a.

1agape, wide open
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Le chief unt gros, la buche grant, D’orille en autre baant  668
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  la large gule de enfern boante (vars. beante (BN)MS: s.xivin) e tute overte  57.19

p.p._as_a.

1with mouth agape
( MS: s.xiii1 )  E ceste par la rosee En la gravele gist baee  194.1190
bayant par boche
with mouth wide open
(TBD)  hyante gula: hovert buche, abayant, bayant par boche  ii 130
gule baant, baee
with mouth wide open
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  (a hunting fox) Cum mort se girat: La gist gule baee, Sa lange ors getee  1783
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Le cheval [od] gule baiee Vers les Engleis vint esleissié  5288
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  le deble [...] La vint en guise de liun Od felun regard, od gule baé  191.83
baer fors
fig.to protrude, stand out, stare
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  les euz boiant fors del chief et les veines des euz rouges  i 176
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