dubber (s.xiiiin)

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dubber (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 15/ii,77a dubban; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1971 adober; DEAF: ; DMF:  douber; TLF: ; OED:  dub v. 1; MED:  dubben v. ; DMLBS: 729a dubbare ]
duber,  douber;  dobber;  dobler,  dubler  

v.a.

1mil.weaponsto dub, equip with arms
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  ly amyraunz de Tolete le dobba e nory e le fist chivaler  981
to dress up, arrange in a favourable light
( 1414 )  autres darrés qi sount fauxment coloré ou dobbé  111

v.refl.

1mil.weaponsto equip oneself
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  ‘Adobbés vus, seynurs,’ dit Gui l’enfant. Bien quinze mil se dobbent a tant  3488
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  A fine amaunt tres bien apent D’estre courteys come chevaler Quant se doyt novel douber  1169
aduber  dubler#1 
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