desancrer (c.1185)

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desancrer (c.1185)

[ FEW: 24,543b ancora; Gdf: 2,534b desancrer; GdfC: 9,312a desancrer; TL: 2,1462 desancrer; DEAF: ; DMF:  désancrer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

v.a. raise the anchor (of a ship)
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Li notiner alent lur treff e desancrent cele nef  72

v.n. weigh anchor
( c.1185 )  Desancrerent, si s’en vont  736
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Mult bon tens e bon oré ont E il desancrent erraument  4181

v.refl. weigh anchor
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Mult tost se sunt desaancré E enz le port sunt tuz entré  2109


( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  Ront la nief ki est desancree  2782
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