defrusser (s.xiiiin)

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defrusser (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 3,831b *frustiare; Gdf: 2,469a defroissier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1299 defroissier; DEAF: ; DMF:  défroisser; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 595a defrustare ]
defroisser,  defruisser,  defruscher;  desfroisser, 
ind.pr.6 defruisent  2586  

v.n.

1to smash
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  nos nefs partut [mult] anguissent, Levent, tribuchent et defruissent  1512
( 1321 )  J. vynt ové centz hommes d’armes et defrussa le huys de la sale  Ed II xxvi 154
( MS: s.xiv2 )  cils ne parvindrent pas desqes al pavement du laz qe les leouns ne les pristrent & defrusserent tuz lour os  286rb
fig.to break
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Dur est li quers que feme ne desfroisse. A Deu! Samson, ne vos lessez trahir!  (E) 5095

v.n.

2to smash, shatter
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Unques ne veistes genz si egrement guenchir [...] E fruissir les espiés (var. defroisser les heaumes (C)MS: s.xiiim)  3523
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  sa lance tote defruscha  40.31

v.refl.

1to thrash about
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  (the monk) se destort, si se defruisse  122ra15
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