deprendre (s.xii1/3)

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deprendre (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: *9,348a prehendere; Gdf: 2,519a deprendre; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1427 deprendre; DEAF: ; DMF:  déprendre; TLF: ; OED:  deprehend v.; MED:  deprehenden v.; DMLBS: 622a deprehendere ]


1to comprehend, understand
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Enidors decurt en lermant Cume funtaine bien surdant; Sa nature grieu est deprendre (=its nature is difficult to understand) , Ke tan decurt ne devient mendre  62.823
2lawto apprehend
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  [...] qe chescun [...] s’aprestast [...] de les (=mortal sinners) consuire de vile en vile [...] si l’em ne les poet occire ne deprendre  11
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