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cliner1 (1121-25)

[ FEW: 2/i,783a clinare; Gdf: 2,154a cliner; GdfC: ; TL: 2,505 cliner; DEAF: ; DMF:  cliner; TLF: ; OED:  cline v.; MED:  clinen v.; DMLBS: ]
 

v.a.

1to incline, bend down
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Sun chief ad cliné, Vers Orient turné  1015
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Estent le col, cline l’oreille  1725
2to make subject, subordinate
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  En icel an Ecbrith li reis Clinat a sei les Norwaleis  2350
3to rest
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ne avoit il nul liu ou il sa teste poeit mettre ne encliner (vars. cliner (BN)MS: s.xivin)  11.8

v.n.

1to incline, lean
( c.1170 )  si ferm ester l’unt (=the crozier) veue […]; Si ne cline de nule part  5816
2to bow down
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Clinet parfunt e humlement; Le abét e tuz baiser enprent.  659
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Arbre lui clinera E ewe retrerra  490
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Cline e dit: 'Benedicite'  2430
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Il li clinat parfundement  1363

v.refl.

1to bow down
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  A tant la dame vers li se cline, Si li seigne la pestrine  2031
2to decline
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  […] Tant q’om veit q’a sa fin se cline (=this present world)  139vb

p.pr._as_a.

1subject
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Pur sa nobilited grant Tut [si] veisin li sunt clinant  5964
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