desfrener (c.1170)

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desfrener (c.1170)

[ FEW: 3,775a frenum; Gdf: 2,589b desfrener; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1594 desfrener; DEAF: ; DMF:  desfréner; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
defrener,  deffrener  

v.a. unbridle
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Unkes cheval n’i ot ki i fust desfrenez  3355
( MS: s.xiiim )  il est semblable Al deffrené chuval k’estat en l’estable, Kar quant il est defrenee, saut a la jumente  5443
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le chyval si tost defrenerent  5479 release
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  quant la pance est bien saulee La lange est tut desfrenee  120ra11 unleash, inflict
( 1305 )  des damages qe le priour [...] & autre gentz ount defrené vers lui  i 198
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