decirer (s.xii1)

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decirer (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 17,106a *skerian; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,322b deschirer; TL: 2,1505 descirier; DEAF: ; DMF:  déchirer; TLF:  déchirer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
decyrer,  descirer,  desirer,  dessirer;  decirrer,  decerer  Ed II i 171  

v.a.

1to tear
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  un orible vent Qe descire (vars. desire (P)MS: c.1310) les trefs  5792
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  depaned e desired out ses dras  61
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  le hauberc Boun ad il desiré  1735
( MS: s.xv )  dilaniant: decirent  i 156
to tear out
( MS: 1330-40 )  E delees si est la Latyne; la les treis Maries decyrerent lur chevels  125.29
to tear to pieces, destroy
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Deus, tu degetas nus e deciras (Latin: scidisti)  102.LIX.1
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  le deble [...] en guise de liun [...] Voleit le moingne tut decirer  192.85
to tear up, destroy
( 1308-09 )  avoit decyré la chartre  Ed II i 179
to tear asunder, cleave
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Les fluez de terre tu decireras (Latin: Fluvios scindes terrae)  271.14

v.n.

1to be torn
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  un grantz veilz du temple desira e rumpi  253

p.p._as_a.

1torn
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Ses dras esteient desramez E depecez e decirez  1934
( 1311 )  et mist a la Court la chartre sun predecessor qe fust desciré  Ed II xi 109
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Dunc ele soleit acun fez Les dras vestir decirez  191

sbst._inf.

1tearing
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiii2 )  Al dessirer (= of walls and wood) avra tel noise et tel glas [...]  57
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