desbarater (c.1136-37)

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desbarater (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 9,331b prattein; Gdf: 2,543b desbareter; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1478 desbarater; DEAF: ; DMF:  débarater; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
desbareter;  desbarreter;  debarater,  debareter,  debaretter  

v.a. rout, defeat, discomfit
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Sei cinquantime cumpaignun Fuit  (ms. Fud) cum hom desbareted  1091
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Icest corner fud signe [...] que li Philistien fussant [sic] desbaretez  23
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Grant eire vont vers la cité Com cil qu’erent desbareté  5244
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Par vos conseil[s] tut premer Vers Osserie voil aler Mes enemis debarater  535
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Baudwin en fu desbaraté, Ke le champ gwerpi a grant meschef  233.42
2to destroy
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  le el (=the rest of the sheep and cattle) ocistrent e desbareterent  29
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