empoigner (c.1240)

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empoigner (c.1240)

[ FEW: 9,516b pugnus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,447a empuignier; TL: 3,122 empoignier; DEAF:  poing (empoignier); DMF:  empoigner; TLF:  empoigner; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
enpoigner,  espoigner;  enpoiner;  enpunier  

v.a.

1to clasp
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  filletes [...] aussi gresles que vous les porez enpoigner entre voz deux mains  61
to grasp
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  E cele la corde comence d’empoigner, Si suna le houre demeintenant  72.181
( 1291-92 )  si tost cum memes cely sire R. out receut e enpoigné lé avauntdiz xl. souz [...]  30.59
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xiv1 )  taunt cum vus purret enpunyer de une meyn  180
( MS: s.xivin )  De le forel a sa harp saké E son plectrun ad enpoyné  16
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