devaler (s.xii¼)

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devaler (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 14,148a vallis; Gdf: 2,694b devaler; GdfC: 9,371a devaler; TL: 2,1846 devaler; DEAF: ; DMF:  dévaler; TLF:  dévaler; OED:  devall v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 642a devalare ]
 

v.a.

1to descend
( c.1185 )  Par les viz les degrés devale  7459
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  (fugitives) Les munz devalent e vunt puant (vars. devalint e vunt plus haut)  1735
2also_fig.to take down, remove
( 1415-22 )  s'il  (ms. cil) ne viengne comme dessus que lesditz espee et heaulme ne soient abatuz ne devalez mais honnestement mis hors du cueur et remaindront a hus dudit college  194

v.n.

1to descend, go down
( c.1185 )  Tost devale de la tur jus  8340
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii1 )  L’eschele (=into Hell) est doleruse par quei l’em i devale  237
to run, flow down
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Les lermes lung sa face li vunt jus devalant  497
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  celuy douz sank qe vous devala de la corone  174
to fly down
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  (The angel-bird) si s’en alat En sun arbre dun devalat  554
faire devaler
to throw down
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  E si dan Robert de Vaus ne volt le chief (=main town) duner, De la grant tur antive ferez le devaler  614
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