descharner (s.xiiiex)

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descharner (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: 2/i,387b caro; Gdf: 2,553c descharner 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1497 descharner; DEAF: ; DMF:  décharner 1; TLF:  décharner; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

v.a. take the prey from (a hawk)
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Si vostre oisel est fel a descharner (var. (B: s.xiv1/3) descarner; (D: 1272-82) desescharner) quant il sa preie ad prise [...]  68C
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Se vos par force le (=hawk) descarnés tost, li porriés un orteil tordre ou escorner  88B
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