encenser2 (s.xiiiin)

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encenser2 (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW:  incensum; Gdf: 3,88a encenser 1; GdfC: 9,449b encenser; TL: 3,176 encenser; DEAF: ; DMF:  encenser; TLF:  encenser; OED:  incense v.1; MED:  encensen v.1; DMLBS: 1289c incensare 1 ]
encensier;  enchenser,  ensencer;  encenger  

v.a.

1to cense, offer incense to
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  (J.C.) est l’encens e l’encenser A dignement Dieu encenser  996
to make fragrant, perfume (with incense)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Encensers d’or xx. millers e d’argent Cinquante mil pur encenser la gent  (B) 12794
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Lors m’est li quors Com encensé  2883

v.n.

1liturgicaleccl.to shake the censer
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Tant s’en delivra ke li prestre Ou l’encensier ne pout estre Devant l’autier por encensier Se il ne feist estreim getier  3630
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