contremont (s.xii2/4)

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contremont (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1112b contra; Gdf: 2,276a contremont; GdfC: 9,184b contremont; TL: 2,799 contremont; DEAF:  contre (contremont) / mont (contremont); DMF:  contremont; TLF:  contre-mont; OED:  countermount adv.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
contramont,  contremount,  contremunt;  cuntremunt;  cuntermunt  

adv.

1upwards
( s.xii2/4; MS: c.1200 )  Li sage dient que les musles (=mussels) sunt overtes cuntremunt; si receivent la rusee del ciel  108.XXXVIII.3
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  E el ciel le verrunt Munter sus cuntremunt  328
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ele vus levera contremont vers la joie du ciel  219.7
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  lez racinez (=of the tree) quelez sount versé contremount, et la summitee ovesque lez branchez en avale  3.24
upstream
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  le ewe fu redde, contre val l’ad porté, e ly bon destrer est contre mount noé  (B) 1260
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiv1 )  Treytoz les ha gitez [...] En un fluyve [...] Et quant li cheti vodrent resordre contramont, Li deable i corroent, qui repunger les font  (T) 30.447

a.

1uphill
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  La voye […] Estrait est e cuntermunt  49

prep.

1pointing up to, towards
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Tant i ad gunfanuns cuntremunt le soleil  1358
en contremont
1upwards
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Mes ala flambe en contremunt  124.42
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