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defendre2 (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 3,28b defendere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,288b defendre; TL: 2,1278 defendre; DEAF: ; DMF:  défendre; TLF:  défendre; OED:  defend v.; MED:  defenden v.; DMLBS: 587b defendere ]

pret.3 defendi,  defendist; 
fut.6 defenderunt; 
p.p. defendu  


1to split, split open
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  un tel coup li donne si ke l’escu defendi environ  (D) 1198


1to split open, burst asunder
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  Ceraunius [...] neist al firmament La u se cumbatent li vent. Par grant vertu d’iloc descent: Ço qu’ele conseut, art e fent  (ms. defend)  218.426 (MS)
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii1 )  Lui draguns en deu pars meintenant defendist  183


1to part
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  D’iloc ausi les venz vendrunt U les niules se defenderunt  1662
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