desplaier (c.1150)

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desplaier (c.1150)

[ FEW: 9,70b plicare; Gdf: 2,632a desplier; GdfC: 9,354a despleier; TL: 2,1704 desploiier; DEAF: ; DMF:  déployer; TLF:  déployer; OED:  display v.; MED:  displaien v.; DMLBS: 690c displicare ]
desplaer,  despleer,  despleier,  desploier;  deplaier;  depleier,  deplier;  displaier  

v.a.

1to open (out)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Quant ses levres mort e deplaie  9800
( 1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ore le (=piece of silken cloth) mustrez E devant moy le despleyez  38
( MS: s.xiii1 )  extricet: (R) deplyet(vars. depliit (D)MS: s.xiii1)  244
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Hei! Livre ou fine amor blanchoie [...] Adonc tes foilz pur moi desploie  5191
to unfurl
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Donc veissez [...] Desplaier ces gomfanons [...]  4034
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Tost veissiez en haste despleier mainte mance  886
( s.xiii3/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ly count d’Artoise despleie sa banere  37
to set out, display
( s.xiv )  cheapinge interpretatur [...] desplaer marchaundise  1033, FN 3
2to reveal, disclose
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  la joie Ke Dieu de gloire leur envoie Quant son visage leur desploie  124
to expose
( s.xiv; MS: s.xivm )  touz sount despliez que estoient envolupez en argent  3vb
fig.to explain, elucidate
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  (the statement) est envolupee et coverte e oscure, mes jo la desplerrai et descovererai et ferrai cliere  82.25
fig.to develop, expound
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Al nun le Fiz Marie [...] Cumence Amphibals sun sermun desploier  103
3to unbind, untie
( 1305 )  e les turbes [...] debruserent [...] deplierent e en les fossez rejettent  32-33 Ed I 485
4to scatter
( 1305 )  les turbes [...] en sa severale turberie debruserent [...], deplierent e en les fossez rejettent  32-33 Ed I 485

v.refl.

1to open, unfold
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Sa beauté (=of J.C. on the Cross), voir, le liz effroie En mai quant matin se desploie  2515

p.p._as_a.

1unfurled
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  si la disseisine fust fete a banere desplaé  i 354
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  la banere E. le sené Ové les treys lepardz en place desplaé  395.1759
( a.1399 )  portaunt une baner desplayé  148.13
herald.(of an eagle) with outstretched wings, displayed
( s.xiii; MS: 1607 )  Le roy d’Almaine, d’or un egle displayé sable  38.3
( c.1350; MS: s.xvin )  J. fitz H. de T. port d’or ové trois fees d’azure chargez d’un egle desplaié de gules beck et pees d’or  327
( 1397 )  mon blank lit de soy, overez des egles bloies desplaiés  i 231

sbst._inf.

1opening out, unfolding
( 1184; MS: s.xiiiex )  rien ne vaut le despleer (=of the silken cloth in Thomas’s mother’s dream)  50
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