combler (s.xii3/3)

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combler (s.xii3/3)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1526b cumulare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,129b combler; TL: 2,589 combler; DEAF:  combler; DMF:  combler 1; TLF:  combler; OED:  comble v.; MED:  comelen v.; DMLBS: 532b cumulare ]
coumbler,  cumbler  

v.a.

1to pile up, make a heap of
( 1379-80 )  pur ceo que plusours fumers et fumes sount mys et coumblez ensemble  i 39
fig.to accumulate
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  (in Heaven) plus ad bien en un an comblez K’en cest mund cent mil anz anombrez  2832

v.n.

1to pile up (on each other)
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Si esgardeit en cele mer, E veit dunkes undes cumbler E peindre avant icel vaissel  262.244

sbst._inf.

1volumeunitheaped measure (of grain)
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  le coumbler […] e lez cantels e le remenant ke entrun [sic] en gerner sanz taille ou numbre agendrunt al seignur poy de pru  276.c39

p.p._as_a.

1volumeunit(of a measure) heaped
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  La veissele, que fud posee Laenz la nuit, ore l’unt trovee De cler furment bien cumblee  5064
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Mesure bone e habundant, Cumblee e surdecurant  128vb10
( c.1306-12 )  un mouner [...] le (=corn) deit [...] amener a l'ostel comblé et bien prissé deus foiz ou treis  265
nient comblé
nientcomblé
comble#2  encombler 
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