clocher2 (s.xii1)

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clocher2 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,794a *cloppicare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,112c clochier; TL:  clochier 2; DEAF:  clochier 1; DMF:  clocher 2; TLF:  clocher 3; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
clocer,  closcer;  cloucher,  cloant  (E) 825  closant  (A) 825  

v.n.

1to limp, hobble
( MS: s.xiiiex )  claudico: clocer  ii 161
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  Vet clochaunt de le un pee  29.16
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xiv2 )  un bier ert clop, qe du ventre de sa mere clocha  (B) 210c
2to stumble
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  li fil estrange sunt enviegi, e clocerent de lur sentes  17.49
3to hesitate, vacillate
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  Cume lunges si faitement closcerez e fermement ne vus tendrez ne cha ne la?  158
4fig.to be amiss, out of order
( 1319 )  (in a prospective royal bride) tot le corps et membres contreval de bone taille, et les membres bien fourniz sanz mahayn, et rien ne cloce qe hom puisse apercevoir  169
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  qar tant come seinte Eglise chancelle et clouche le peuple ne puet estre en bon estat  111
saver de quel pé il (etc.) cloche
to know his (etc.) weaknesses
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ne tentroie de femme noce, Taunt sei de queu pé ele cloce  70

p.pr._as_a._or_s.

1lame (person)
( 1136-37; MS: s.xiv1 )  Tuz li clochant(vars. cuntrait (D )MS: s.xiii1/3) ki la veneient e cius e surz  4073
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  perdi […] Le quissol nerf, dunt tut fu cloant (vars. closant (B)MS: s.xiii3/4; Le quisse ovesque nerf dunt touz jors fu clochant (A)MS: s.xiv1/4)  (E) 825
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  A ceo vynt un clocheant  86
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