denuer (s.xii1)

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denuer (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 7,229b nudus; Gdf: 2,509b denuer; GdfC: 9,304c denuer; TL: 2,1405 denüer; DEAF: ; DMF:  dénuer; TLF:  dénuer; OED:  denude v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 613a denudare ]
denuder,  desnuer,  desmuer  


1 to strip bare
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiiim ) Ileuc l’ad (St Catherine) despoille[e] e tote denue[e]  134
to lay bare
( MS: 1155-60 )  Tu feris le chief de la maisun de felun, denuas (Latin: denudasti) le fundement desque al col  271.19
2to strip off
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  il lui desnuerent sa cote  277


1to strip oneself bare
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1300 )  Ke plus s’i apue De sens se desmue (l. desnue?) E de sauveté  846


( MS: 1155-60 )  del denué chiés des anemis (Latin: nudati inimicorum capitis)  278.64
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Ceste espee fud deswainee e desnuee  ii 23
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