declin (1170)

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declin (1170)

[ FEW: 3,26a declinare; Gdf: 2,445c declin; GdfC: 9,282b declin; TL: 2,1254 declin; DEAF: ; DMF:  déclin; TLF:  déclin; OED:  decline n.; MED:  declin n.; DMLBS: 578b declinatio ]
decline,  descline  437  

s.

en declin
1downwards
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  L’un tent vers le ciel, l’autre en declin  101rubr
2defeated
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  A itant s’en turna Merlin Quant vit ses hummes en declin, Que col estendu s’en alerent  5456
aler a, en declin, estre a, en declin, venir a, en declin
1astron.(of day, sun) to go down, sink
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  li jor vint a declin  76va
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  quant le solail se retret e va en declyn  15
fig.to decline
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  le honur Jesu crest e cist vunt en declin  1820
( 1308; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ore si gist soun (=Edward’s) cors en tere, Si va le siecle en decline  84.18
(of the body) to sink, grow weak
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  En desert espena ces pecchez, Tant ke sun cors ala en declin  55.238
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Morgan vait tost a declin [...]; Si se met a la fuite  286.678
2to slow down
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivin )  (The mare ploughing) Quant ele est en draite chemine Tut jurs va a decline  22
3to come to an end
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  vers la fin Quant li mund iert en declin  4200
chair en declin
1astron.(of the sun) to sink, set
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  A cel ure que li soleil Chiet en declin e est vermeil  296.150
mettre a declin, en declin, declin
1fig.to destroy
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Kar u ke il les trovent les metent a declin  1676
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  les fels Sarazins Qui mettre nus volent en declins E nus e vus desheriter  4584
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  (The Devil) les biens fez mettra en declin Cum freit poisun mis en bon vin  10961
turner a, en declin
1astron.(of day, sun) to go down, sink
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le jur est aclinez (var. declinez (C)MS: s.xiiim; turne en declin (P)MS: c.c.1310)  3215
2to bring down, knock off
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Sus el coing le feri del heaume sarazin Ke les quartiers abat e turna a declin  1523
3to crush, defeat
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Dolenz en sunt li Peitevin Kar tut sunt turné a declin  758
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