enfrener (c.1150)

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enfrener (c.1150)

[ FEW: 3,775a frenum; Gdf: 3,159a enfrener; GdfC: ; TL: 3,362 enfrener /1,199 afrener; DEAF: ; DMF:  enfrener / affréner; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
affrener  

v.a.

1equit.to bridle, put a bridle on
( c.1150; MS: s.xii3/4 )  viii chevals enfrenez e enseelez  (Hk) 20
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E portent Bucifal en os e en quir, Enselé [ e] enfrené; d’une paille le fet coverir  4177
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  mettrai anel en tes orilles, si te enfrenerai e ariere te merrai la dun tu venis  216
( 1216-25; MS: s.xiiim )  chevaus cururs tuz enselez e enfrenez  18
2equit.to rein in
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Si affrenay moun chival  300
to curb, restrain
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Sa lange en silence enfrenot  118va
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Atant un angele mult halt escrie A la pulente compaignie: ‘Enfren vostre male mansiun’  114.55
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