brandir (s.xii3/4)

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brandir (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 15/i,244b brand 1; Gdf: 1,721c brandir; GdfC: 8,367b brandir; TL: 1,1121 brandir 1; DEAF:  brant 1 (brandir 1); DMF:  brandir; TLF:  brandir; OED:  brandish v.; MED:  braundishen v.; DMLBS: ]
brander,  brandoier  

v.a.

1to brandish
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  E brandist sun espié  3311
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  sa groce lance brandisant  8262
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Tant escu peint a or, tante lance brandie  359.1874

v.n.

1to be brandished
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Idonc put l’em veer [...] crouler ses espiés e gavelos brandir  1193
2to quiver
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  la croiz brandist come un espé  100.9
3emotionto be restless, agitated
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Tute la terre brande: pensez de l’espleitier  957
horsesequit.to rear, buck
( MS: c.1250 )  antepedare: brander  i 425.394

sbst._inf.

1swing
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  ocillum: (T) gallice braundele  ii 29
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