desaker (c.1174)

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desaker (c.1174)

[ FEW: 9,28a saccus; Gdf: 2,530a desachier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1452 desachier; DEAF: ; DMF:  desachier; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
desachier;  dessaker  

v.a.

1to tear to pieces
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (The devil) Sun cors desaka cheytyvement  8256
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  les autres touz a lui assaillent e le desakent  93
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Tut le (=fowl) desakent, estaunchent lor feym  271
to tear out
( 1291-92 )  e desaka ses cheveus  30
2to drag away, carry off
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Maistre E. le tint, que qu’il (=the saint’s enemies) l’unt desachié  5571
( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  (the flood) Loinz de cel liu les (=the saint and her book) desaka, En une krenke les jeta  289
saker 
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