desbuscher (c.1170)

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desbuscher (c.1170)

[ FEW: 15/ii,30a *busk-; Gdf: 2,547c desbuchier; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
desbucher;  debucher,  debuisser  

v.n. break cover, rush out (of ambush)
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  E tauntost cum ly vinte e deus mile Sarazyns virent ço, il desbucherent tout ensemble quy ainz ainz  1034
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Cil qui furent en aguait sei desembuscherent (var. (P: 1230-50) debucherent)  (C) ii 35

v.refl. emerge, come out (of a wood)
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Devers le bois en un pendant Se est debuissé uns chevalers  8427
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ces desbucherent [...] des boys [...] ou il s’estoyent moucez  1024
to break cover, rush out (of ambush)
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  E si tost cum en ert li esturs cumencez, Vus ki serrez muscez, si vus desbucherez  (O) 4603
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  ke cil [...] sei desbuschassent e lur aversaries al dos damagassent  ii 27
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