desir1 (s.xii¼)

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desir1 (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 3,53a desiderare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,341c desir; TL: 2,1612 desir; DEAF: ; DMF:  désir; TLF:  désir; OED:  desire n.; MED:  desir n.; DMLBS: ]
desire,  desier  389 desiier,  disir  88.60
pl. desiris  97v2
pl. desirries  53.14  

s.

1desire, wish
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  E il ma[n]gerent e saulez sunt trop, e le desiier (l. desirer) (var. desirer; Latin: desiderium (B)MS: s.xiiiex) aportat a eals  140.LXXVII.30
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Ore ad de ly veer autretant desire  5242
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Pur fere a l’emperur sun desir  35.98
( 1373 )  nostre entir volunté et desire  80
sexual desire
( 1150-70; MS: s.xii4/4 ) Le desir qu’ad vers la reine Tolt le voleir vers la meschine  650
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  desirs de lecherie  13.10
object of desire
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ne de peiner ne recrerrunt De ci que lur desir verrunt  1102
a desir
1out of love
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  la (=Gunnilda) duna Ke a desir la demanda Li noble emperere H.  509
a mun (etc.) desir
1as I (etc.) wish
( 1392-95; MS: s.xv1 )  [...] vous meynteigne et encresse toudis a vostre desir  55.22
aver desir a
1to wish, have the desire to
( 1320 )  eant grant desire et volonté a faire totes les choses qi [...]  87
aver desir de
1to wish, have the desire to
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  De manger devez desporter, Endementiers unkore ke volentez E desir de mangier avez  1743
aver desir en
1to wish, have the desire to
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Tant unt en l'aprendre desir  9139
aver en desir
1to desire
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  trop i ad gent [...] Ki se purpensunt mut suvent Cument pussent acumplir Le pecché k'il unt en desir  3302
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Dunt cum il aveit en desir Plusurs en (=needs) veit bien germir  1245
faire charnel desir
1to have sexual intercourse
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  cil que ne se poet tenir K’il ne face charnele desir, Sil face par saint’ espusaille, Sauntz leccherie, sauntz countraille  136
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