desaraier (1323-25)

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desaraier (1323-25)

[ FEW: 16,699a *reþs; Gdf: 2,535c desareer; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1466 desarëer; DEAF: ; DMF:  desarreer; TLF: ; OED:  disarray v.; MED:  disaraien v.; DMLBS: ]
desarraier,  disaraier  


1to mishandle, maltreat
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  grevousement compleinant que voz ditz gentz [...] me desaraierent et despuillerent  363.21

v.n. be thrown into disarray (?)
( 1397 )  les ditz chivalx si hastivement chivachent & disaraient  iii 345


1unprepared, caught off balance
( 1323-25 )  mon seignur estoit si sengle plus que n’aferoit a son estat et come desarrayé et ses gentz desarmez  153
mil.disarrayed, thrown into disorder
( a.1399 )  quant [...] les autres Engleis furent apercewes de lour enymys disarayés, se mystrent hardiment encontre eux  65.38
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