degurder (c.1200)

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degurder (c.1200)

[ FEW: 4,327b gurdus; Gdf: 2,474b degourdir; GdfC: 9,338c desgourdir; TL: 2,1600 desgordir; DEAF: G1030 gort2 (desgordir); DMF:  dégourdir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to loosen, relax
( MS: c.1325 )  […] si ky le bras seyt degurdié  113
( MS: s.xiv )  E cele chalour trera hors le venim dé membres e degurdera les nerves  34 shake out (reefs in a sail)
( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  Dunc n’avum nus le vent portant Cum cil autre ki vunt devant, Le governail bien ataché, Degurdé ris, ancre saké E drecié mast [...] ?  932
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