enchantur (s.xii1/3)

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enchantur (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 4,618a incantare; Gdf: 3,92c enchanteur; GdfC: 9,450a enchanteor; TL: 3,184 enchantëor; DEAF: ; DMF:  enchanteur; TLF:  enchanteur; OED:  enchanter n.; MED:  enchauntour n.; DMLBS: 1286b incantator ]
enchanteour,  enchanteur,  enchantere,  enchanterre,  enchantiere;  enchantour;  enchauntur;  encantere,  encanteur;  eschaunter; 
pl. enchauntors  

s.

1occupationmagician, enchanter
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Enchanteurs, par lur reisuns, Issi enchantent les draguns, Que il les funt ben endormir  229.760
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  [...] de l’enchanteur les enchantemenz cuintes (Latin: nec cantatori incantationes callidas)  99.LVII.5
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Certes, cist fol, cist juglers, il est divins u enchanteres  564
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  (The diamond) est aydable as enchaunteurs (var. eschaunteurs (J)MS: s.xiiiex)  119
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  Et aprés y vignent joglors et enchauntors qe font trop de mervailles  394
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