encloer1 (s.xii3/4)

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encloer1 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/i,770b clavus; Gdf: 3,107a encloer; GdfC: 9,453a encloer; TL: 3,214 enclöer; DEAF: ; DMF:  enclouer 1; TLF: ; OED:  encloy v.; MED:  encloien v.; DMLBS: ]
encloier,  enclower,  encluer  


1to nail
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  En som le plus haut mont ad .ii. arbres levé; La sus les ont pendu e forment encloé  3767
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xii4/4 )  Par esguart le crucifierent E meins e piez li encloerent  750
to fasten, attach
( 1369-70 )  [...] et puis fust mandé a lui pur remuer et enclower sur .i. novel corps et les clowes furent soudez d’esteym  124
2to grip, grasp
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  (the dragon) durement le avoit de sa powe encloee parmy le hauberc  48.5


( MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Cil q’ad les peez igneaux a coure a mauvoitez E au servise Dieu tout jours enclowez [...]  60


( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  Le cofyn del char ou (=with) le enclouer, Bele promesse [...]  31
2accloy (pricking of a horse’s foot by shoe-nail)
( MS: s.xiii2 )  Pur encloyer de chyval, pernez [...]  582
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