couarder (s.xii2/4)

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couarder (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 2/i,524a cauda; Gdf: 2,164b coarder; GdfC: ; TL: 2,508 cöarder; DEAF:  cöe (cöarder); DMF:  couarder; TLF:  couard; OED:  coward v.; MED:  couarden v.; DMLBS: ]
cuarder  

v.a.

1to make a coward of
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  vous n’averez ja garde De ceo ke tant vus cuarde  87.43

v.n.

1to act like a coward
( 1214-16 )  Q’alons nos donqes couardant Com poourous desesperez?  1024
to become cowardly, fearful
( MS: s.xiiiex )  tut le quer me couarde Despuys ke passay le pount  244

v._refl.

1to become cowardly, fearful
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Mal seit del coer ki el piz se cuardet!  1108
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