contregaiter (s.xii2)

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contregaiter (s.xii2)

[ FEW: 17,455a *wahta; Gdf: 2,274c contregaitier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,796 contregaitier; DEAF: G66 gaitier (contregaitier); DMF:  contreguetter; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
contregueiter;  countrewayter;  cuntregaiter,  cuntreguaiter,  cuntregueiter,  cuntregweiter  


1to be on one’s guard against, ward off
( c.1285; MS: c.1312 )  il est mester de cuntregweyter lur fraude  316
( 1323-25 )  son profit esploiter et son mal contregaiter  55


1to be on one’s guard
( c.1285; MS: c.1312 )  yl i a fraude a ceus qe ne sevent countrewayter  340


1to be on one’s guard
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  purprist cel liu e bien se cuntreguaitad  184
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Pur ceo meins mei cuntregueitei  3814
to guard oneself (against)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Si se en porreit l’um cuntregueiter De ceo que il vuldrat opposer  1683
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