cuiter (c.1170)

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cuiter (c.1170)

[ FEW: 2/i,830b *coctare; Gdf: 2,178b coitier; GdfC: ; TL: ,550 coitier; DEAF: ; DMF:  coitier; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 372a cogere ]
cuter;  coiter,  coitier  

v.a.

1fig.to drive, compel, harass
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  Divers seignors […] Nos ont custumes e leis tant enpiriees E povres genz de tantes parz coitiés  295
2equit.to spur
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Lors ad coitié mut fort sun cheval  1630
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Sun chasceor a tant cuté Que sanglant en sunt li costé  6655

v.impers.

1to behove, be necessary
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Car quant plus estes travailliez, Tant coite plus vos en aisiez  15296
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Mult cuit leisser de sun desir Ki a gré volt Deu servir  3031
cuite  cuitus 
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