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braire (1121-25)

[ FEW: 1,490a *brag-; Gdf: 1,720a braire; GdfC: 8,365a braire; TL: 1,1114 braire; DEAF:  braire; DMF:  braire; TLF:  braire; OED:  bray v.1; MED:  braien v.1; DMLBS: 214a braiare ]
breire,  brere;  braeer,  braer,  braere,  braher,  braier;  broire, braiet,  brait,  braie,  braihe,  breit,  bret,  beree; braient,  breent; 
ind.impf.3 braheit; 
fut.6 braerunt,  breierent; 
pret.1 braiai; 
pret.3 braist,  braa; 
pret.6 braerent,  braierent,  breierent; brait; braant,  braiaunt,  breant,  broiant  


1soundto roar, howl
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiiin )  pandatio -as .i. braeer  202.27
( MS: s.xiii )  vagit: brayet  i 147
( MS: s.xiii2 )  rudere: brayer  ii 12
soundhuman(of the noise made by humans) to cry out, shout, yell
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Qui donc fu pres d’iluec grant noise put oir, Braire les chevalers e les chevals henir  3522
( 1306 )  jeo criay e brayay  33-35 Ed I 123
to cry, howl, wail
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  Mout oissiez enfanz plorer, Hommes braire, fames crier  ii 317.280
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiim )  Iluec les (=the damned in Hell) oi saint Paul estrange doel faire, E crier e braere cum se ço fust toneire  159-60
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Les enfaunz [...] En cryaunt braerent pyteusement  6868
to lament
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Sainte Eglise crie e brait Pur cels qui li malfé deceit  4950
2soundzool.(of the noise made by various animals) to roar
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  uns marins serpenz [...] Plus halt braiet que quinze tors  912
( c.1290; MS: s.xv1 )  urse brait (M.E. braies)  (O) 333va
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  il cria cume leun quant il breit  1814
soundmammalszool.(of monkeys) to cry
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Senge braie (M.E. Ape scrikith)  744
soundlivestockmammals(of donkeys) to bray
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Cum li asnes fait Ki rechane e brait  1880
soundlivestockmammals(of sheep) to bleat
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Kaunt ele targast au lever Matyn le ayngnel soleyt braer  3672
soundorn.zool.livestock(of hens) to cackle
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  la geline quant ele ad pont ne fest fors brere  180.9
soundorn.zool.(of sparrows) to twitter
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  moisson favele toz jours e bret e jangle e crie  237.34
soundmammalszool.(of elephants) to trumpet
( MS: s.xiii2 )  Hinc elephas barrit: (Hb) brayet (var. (A: s.xv2) noys; (H: s.xiiiex) criet)  i 338
3sound(of water) to roar
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  la mer [...] Undeie e brait cum esragee  782
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Cist mundes est ausi cum mer Ke ja ne set en pais ester, Mais tutdis bruit et tutdis brait  1501
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  toutes estes en cest corant, en la braante eve del siecle qe nuiz porte avalante  51.11

1raving, enraged
( MS: s.xiiiex )  rabidus: breant gallice  i 146
(of water) rushing, roaring
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Es granz undes broiant  (O) 4962
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  De refreider son cors il out talant D’ewe de puis u de fontainne broiant  (B) 11604
braire aprés
1to cry for
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le enfaunt enfebly ke fu tendre E braa aprés sa sustenaunce  8670
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