deserter (s.xii1)

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deserter (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,52b desertare; Gdf: 2,379a deserter 1; GdfC: 9,332b deserter; TL: 2,1568 deserter; DEAF: ; DMF:  déserter; TLF: ; OED:  desert v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 628a desertare 1 ]
desserter  

v.a.

1to abandon, leave behind
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiiin )  Nostre char devums deserter Que halt puissums a Deu canter  33
2to destroy
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  [L’altre ost] qui fud de cels sevrez Esteit el Maine einz desertez  3396
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Lur enfanz enpledouz E si lé dessertouesz (vars. deseritoies (C)MS: s.xiiiin). Par tel felunie Cressayt ta manantye  (H) 44
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  destruire volt e deserter ces ki soleient Baal cultiver  195

v.absol.

1to maraud, wreak havoc
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Dunc vindrent [la] paiene gent. [E]l havene del Humbre ariverent, En Lindeseie [deserterent]  (ms. desheriterent)  2160

p.p._as_a.

1deserted, abandoned
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  les deux eglises [...] estoient desertez de lour clergie  195.5
2deserted, uninhabited
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  en tere desertethe (Latin: in terra deserta)  274.13
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Si poeplierent la cuntree Ou gaste fu e desertee  430
( 1214-16 )  trestot donot [...] As solitaires reclusoires, As desertees ermitoires  1544
3laid waste
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Macedoigne destruite e Grece desherite[e] (vars. desertee (C)MS: s.xiiim)  3130
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  avisunches i ad cité Ke tute ne seit deserté  786

p.p._as_s.

1desert, wilderness
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Guerpiz sumes en desertez Par noz orgoilz, par noz pecchez  66va38
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