cherir1 (1174-75)

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cherir1 (1174-75)

[ FEW: 2/i,442b carus; Gdf: 2,106a cherir; GdfC: 9,70c cherir; TL: 2,399 chierir; DEAF:  chier; DMF:  chérir; TLF:  chérir; OED:  cherish v.; MED:  cherishen v.; DMLBS: ]
cherer,  cherier;  cherrir;  chierir;  scherir  

v.a.

1to cherish
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  K’a tuz jorz de sa vie les tendreit si chier, Amereit e chierireit  924
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  L'esveske tant l'ama e scheri, Ke [...]  106.XXIII.109
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiii2 )  et vostre prosme [...] amez Cum vus memes cheriez  (B) 56
( 1413 )  pur cherier les estrangiers ses amys  iv 3
look after, care for
( 1384 )  lequel fry s’il feust gardez & cherriz il serroit grant profit a les Seignurs  iii 201
( 1387-88 )  mesfesours & meyntenours en pais meultz puniz & chastiez, & les bons & loialx meultz cherriz & guerdonez  iii 228
( 1407 )  qe toutz ceux qi furent ovesqe [...] le prince en Gales [...] purroient estre cheriz et commendez solonc leur bon descert  iii 612
2merch.to raise in price, make dearer
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  tuz forstallours par queux vitaille e danrees sunt cheries  28
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