enfumer (c.1185)

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enfumer (c.1185)

[ FEW: 3,856a fumus; Gdf: 3,161b enfumer 3; GdfC: 9,465a enfumer; TL: 3,367 enfumer; DEAF: ; DMF:  enfumer; TLF:  enfumé; OED:  enfume v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 1365c infumare ]
afumer,  affumer  


1to make dirty, dusty
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Car quant une dame va par la ruwe, Si meuth ne trait a lui sa cowe, Tut la ruwe enfumera De poudre que ele movera  569
2 to fumigate
( MS: s.xiii )  Pernez le castor et ardez le; et quant il est ars, affumez le malade de cele fumee  72.51
3to give a vapour bath to
( MS: s.xiii1 )  La femme ki ne poet avoir Le mal de flors a son voloir, Enfumez l’en, tost en garra  172.471


1dirty, smoky
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  E porte un escu enfumé  7778
( c.1185 )  Unes pels ot mult enfumees De gros mutuns e mult usees  4833
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Sun escu Lez est e vielz e enfumé  16475
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