despuceler (s.xii2)

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despuceler (s.xii2)

[ FEW: 9,525b *pullicella; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,356c despuceler; TL: 2,1716 despuceler; DEAF: ; DMF:  dépuceler; TLF:  dépuceler; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
 

v.a.

1to deflower
( s.xii2; MS: 1284-90 )  Inchubes angles les apelent, E multes femes despucelent  101
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Une nunain despucela  249.17
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  ceo est rap apelé, Qe femme a force ad despucelé  5908
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Stupre est a despuceler femme felounessement  29

sbst._inf.

1loss of virginity
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  icest treacle si en est la virginité ke est lenz, ou aprés le despuceler, chaste netteté  245.23
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