desfigurer (1121-35)

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desfigurer (1121-35)

[ FEW: 3,512b figura; Gdf: 2,587a desfigurer; GdfC: 9,335c desfigurer; TL: 2,1589 desfigurer; DEAF: ; DMF:  défigurer; TLF:  défigurer; OED:  disfigure v.; MED:  disfiguren v.; DMLBS: 659a diffigurare ]
defigurer,  deffigurer;  diffigurer,  disfigurer  


1to disfigure
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Li homicide e li parjure [...] Deus les cuntrait e defigure  238rubr
( 1403-04 )  si ascun maheyme ou disfigure ascun [...]  iii 542
2to harm, wound
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  (Sarasins) La barnage de la citee ont ledement diffigurés  1156
3to alter, disguise
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  desfigurot ses chieres [...] en diverses manieres: Ors soi fist porc et ors dragon  8489


1to disguise oneself
( MS: s.xiiim )  Car le diable sei desfigura jadis En la semblance d’un angle  2883


( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Jo sui ci un povre dolent [...] Ki tort sui e desfigurez  1933
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  ly enemys d'enfern [...] engendroient diverse gentz monstres et gent deffigurez  379
2harmed, wounded
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  (a dragon) Cum mort se girat Lait e desfigurét Cum se il fust tuéd  497
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Sun vis ot tut ensanglanté, Trop iert leid e defiguré  6930
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  et ly (=J.C.) vy si diffigurez et sanglent  101.13
desfiguré de belté
1 ugly, deprived of beauty
( c.1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 ) D'Aquilun gent vendrunt — Lai e desfiguré De trestute beauté  959-60
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