dalier (c.1240)

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dalier (c.1240)

[ FEW: 5,223b laxare; Gdf: 2,481a deleer; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1325 delaiier; DEAF:  laschier (delaier); DMF:  delayer; TLF: ; OED:  delay v.1; MED:  delaien v.1; DMLBS: ]
dailer,  dailler,  daillier  

v.n.

1to dally, tarry, waste time
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Et hors du court s’en parte saunz plus par la dalier  384.1469
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Marmeduc issist a ceaux qe li priaient, Qe saunz plus dalier le pristrent et montaient  391.1641
2to chatter, gossip (about irrelevancies)
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Ore n’ad talent de dalier, Ne ele ne set en ke afier  52.110
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  de choses par de ça dayller (vars. dalier (D)MS: s.xiv2) nus suffist. Resoun nous rechace revertir a la geste  414.2227
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  a C. parlayt De sa deliverance, e cum de ceo daylayt (vars. dalyayt daillait ), un Duk de Germenye [...] guerreyer venayt  i 148
3fig.to dally, flirt (with)
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  acheisuns de lecherie sunt mut dalier od femmes  210rb
4fig.mil.to skirmish (with)
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Taunt cum des parties (=armies) chascun a altre daylle, Ly velz R. de B. a D. se travaylle  i 478
5fig.to deal, negotiate (with)
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  [...] Car al traitre ne rova dailler de conissance, Tant l’ad sovent trai [...]  362.1989
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Fa quere tay amys par aver de coyne, [...] E puys dailez a Phelippe, sanz autre assoyne  ii 202
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  coment devoms dalier od gentz qi sont en power de baillye  89

v.refl.

1fig.mil.to fence with
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  (Arthur) De Caliburne se daylle, ly gyaunt entestrer (l. entester?) U parfound de la teste  i 190

sbst._inf.

1dealings
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Repentir se comence de sun dayller  ii 64
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