defuir2 (c.1136-37)

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defuir2 (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 3,663b fodere; Gdf: 2,587b desfoer /2,587b desfoir; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1591 desfoïr; DEAF: ; DMF:  desfouir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  diffode v.; DMLBS: 593c defodere ]
defoir,  defouir;  deffoir,  desfuir  


1to exhume, disinter
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Puis en perdit W. la teste [...] e a Wincestre Lung tens aprés fud defuid  5723
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Le seint cors del martir Edmund Funt ignielement defouir  2955
to dig (up), excavate
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Deforras (Latin: effoderis) la come tresor  1699
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Mut fist mal [...] Cil ki primes quist minere, E defuir fist la terre Pur or e pur argent querre  661
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Tantost a la tumbe s’en vunt E bonement defui l’unt  85.80


( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ilokes (=on Calvary) gisont sovent cors porriz pardesus  (ed. par de sus) la terre defoyiz  (ed. de foyiz) (vars. desfuiz (BN)MS: s.xivin) e deseveliz  206.10
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