contraire2 (s.xii1)

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contraire2 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1119a contrahere 1; Gdf: 2,268b contraire 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,781 contraire 2; DEAF:  contraire 2; DMF:  contraire 2; TLF: ; OED:  contract v.; MED:  contracten v.; DMLBS: 472b contrahere ]
contrarier,  contreier;  countraire,  cuntraire; 
p.p. contrait,  contreit,  contret,  contree,  contrei; 
p.p. countret,  cuntrait,  coueret; 
p.p.pl. contraiz  

v.a.

1to confine, pen in
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  li fil estrange decurrunt (Latin: defluent) et serunt cuntrait (vars. contrait (B)MS: s.xiiiex) (Latin: contrahentur) en lur anguisses (Latin: in angustiis suis)  27.XVII.46
2to disfigure, deform
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Deus les cuntrait e defigure  238rubr

v.n.

1to contract
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  cels ki contraient des mains, et cels ki de nuit se combatent  289
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Kar ki sor lui la (=paederos) portera, Ja de ses nerfs ne contrara (=will not get cramp)  199.1372

p.p._as_a.

1contracted
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  E puis contrait, puis estendu, se move li malade  i 85
2crippled, deformed
( c.1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  La fait les cuntrez redrescer, Les surdz oïr, les muz parler E ciuz veanz  1966
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  du cors contrait, defiguré  1773
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Aprés le vou ke pur ly fu fet Le braz adresça ke fu contret  8333

p.p._as_s.

1cripple
( MS: 1120-40 )  Surz ne avogles, ne contraiz ne leprus [...] Nuls n'en i at ki n'alget malendus  551
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Tuit li cuntrait (vars. clochant (R)MS: s.xiv1) ki la veneient E cius e surz seins [i] esteient  4067
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Pur lui ad Deus garri contreit  146
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Homme malade gist en liter (M.E. Sikeman lith in hors-bere) Et un coueret (l. contret) in bruter (M.E. And the crepul in the wilbarewe)  217
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  seint Pierre par la grace de Dieu fist le contree aler et issir del temple  205
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