blancheier (s.xii2/4)

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blancheier (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 15/i,141a *blank; Gdf: 1,656b blanchoier; GdfC: ; TL: 1,987 blanchoiier; DEAF:  blanc (blanchoiier); DMF:  blanchoyer; TLF:  blanchoyer; OED:  blanch v.1; MED:  blaunchen v.; DMLBS: ]
blanchoier  

v.n.

1colourto turn white
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Par ceste barbe que veez blancheier, Li duze per mar i serunt jugez!  261
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Jhesu, [...] ton vis [qi] plus qe lis blanchoie, Pales devient [...]  1654
2to gleam, sparkle
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Ore me dites [...] Quele terre ço est [...] U jo vei ces dras blancheier [...]?  2153
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Livre (=breast of J.C.) ou fine amor blanchoie, Enluminé de fine joie, Adonc tes foilz pur moi desploie  5188
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