confire2 (s.xiiiin)

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confire2 (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1030a conferva; Gdf: 2,233c confire 2; GdfC: ; TL: 2,680 confire 1; DEAF:  confire 2; DMF:  confire 2; TLF:  confire; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 432b conficere ]
cunfire,  comfire,  cumfire,  confier  

v.a.

1to create
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Et quant l’omme le corps Crist cunfit […]  916
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Od ewe sanz vin, verraiment Ne put em pas fere cest sacrement, Kar dunc i faudreit cele matire Dunt l'en dut le sanc Deu cunfire  9484
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  en ces moz ke [le] prestre dit (=Hoc est corpus meum) Est le cors nostre seignur cunfit  9386
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Pus prendrez le jus de tutes cestes herbes […] et les confierez od bure de May  68.594
to make, prepare, concoct
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  covient as sages mires […] confire divers leitoaire Contre chasqune (=ailment) son contraire  62rb
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  E ensi le confisez: Metez […]  i 48
( MS: s.xiv2 )  Confisez la poudre de litarge […] en ewe rose  521
2to mix
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Alun, salgemme […] et la flor de la meure soient bien conficés (l. confites) de vin egre  i 250
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Fetes tut en pudre, si commovez e conficez (l. confitez) od les autres choses  293.235
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Pus prendrez le jus de tutes cestes herbes […] e les confierez od bure de May  68.594
3culin.to preserve
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiii2 )  si vus volés le bayvre longement estuer, fetes le confire o mel nettement escumé  138.15
4fig.to consign
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  qu’el consuit a cop, a mort est comfiz  3241

p.p._as_a.

1culin.preserved
( 1363-64 )  in 4 lb. et di. de gynger confet et 4 lb. et di. de anys confet  566
( 1399 )  anis comfeth et gobet ryal  602
en confit
1culin.preserved
( 1427-28; MS: s.xv )  Peres en comfyt  247b.iii
( 1430 )  iij. jarres de dates en confit  113
confaire 
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