clarer (s.xiiiin)

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clarer (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 2/i,741a clarus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  cler; DMF:  clairer; TLF: ; OED:  clary v.; MED:  claren v.; DMLBS: 352c clarare ]


1to clear (the eyesight)
( MS: c.1325 )  Item mangez betoyne e bevez checun jour l’aun (c)e (lé), anglice rue, e mangez, si clarunt muyt les oys  102.125
2to make clear, explain, clarify
( s.xiv2; MS: c.1400 )  (because this beatitude cannot be seen or heard, it must be approached piecemeal and divided up) parount il puisse vraiment le pluis lusant clarer (Latin: clareat) et confirmer  56
( 1410-15; MS: c.1415-20 )  a vostre treshonuré parentel discrecion overtement soit claree qe […]  422


1to clear, become bright
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Dreit a demain, quant le jur fu claré  2824


1(of a voice) clear, audible
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  si lur escrie o haute vois e claré  2837
clare  claré#1  clarece  claret#1  clarifier  clarion  clarioner#1  clarioner#2  clarsir  clarur  cler  cleré  clerement 
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