corb1 (s.xii3/4)

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corb1 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1589b curvus; Gdf: 2,298a corbe 2; GdfC: 9,222c courbe; TL:  corp 2; DEAF:  corp 2; DMF:  courbe; TLF:  courbe; OED:  curve adj. and n.; MED:  curve adj.; DMLBS: 543b curvus ]
courb,  curb,  curf  

a.

1curved, crooked
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Corbes denz e longs […] piez de olifant  5706
( MS: s.xiii1 )  curve: curf  ii 107
( MS: s.xiii )  in obliquos [...] pedes: en curf pees  i 78
bent, bowed
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  nuls de eus ne se puet partir, Ne ly curbs ne se pout drescier Ne cil en estant abaisser  40v
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Le dos out curb cum un bosçu  627
( MS: s.xiii1 )  sinuato: curf  ii 102
hooked
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Lur ungles curbs e aguz sunt  606
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