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egre (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 24,94b acer; Gdf: 1,184b aigre 2; GdfC: 8,53c aigre; TL: 1,233 aigre 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  aigre 1; TLF: ; OED:  eager adj.; MED:  egre adj.; DMLBS: ]
eagre;  aegre,  aigre,  esgre  70.409  

a.

1also_fig.bitter, sour
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  [...] Kant ceo bretuner est amer Ou evus, ou egre, ou purlent  1584
( 1343-50 )  trestouz furent de fin egre queor de luy venger de ses enemys  76.28
( MS: s.xivin )  cerveise assez egre  i 155
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  acerbus: (T) egre  ii 17
( MS: s.xii/xiii )  acido: (T) egre(var. egrisans (D)MS: xiii/xiv)  ii 37
2emotionfierce, cruel
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Salt ent li sanz des aigres mors Que funt li denz en cez granz cors  941
( MS: s.xiii2 )  acer: egre  ii 22
voracious
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  La troie [est] mout engresse e egre e ardaument (l. ardanment) gloute  39.13
egre leit
1curds
( MS: s.xiii )  oxigalla: egre leit  ii 118
( MS: s.xiii )  obsigalam: egre let  ii 112
egre pume
1bot.fruitcrab-apple
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Car en pais tut environ Nen out fruit, si de bois non. Aegre pume, [...] Bulloce, prune  4471
cerveise egre
1culin.brewingcondim.malt vinegar
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  [la] moustard, qe est fet de raiz e de cerveise egre  22
vin egre
1condim.culin.vinegar
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiii2 )  Pernez orpiment et vin egre  137.12
estre egre de (+inf.)
1emotionto be eager to
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Un serjanz ke cloeit les uus Li rova qu’il alast en sus. Cil fu egres des uus fermer Et le malade de l’entrer  4087
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Il en sunt plus aegre de li turmenter  1625
egrun  vinegre 
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