enginer (s.xii1/3)

Browse the Dictionary

    Loading...

Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

enginer (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 4,686a ingenium; Gdf: 3,170a engignier 2; GdfC: ; TL: 3,385 engignier 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  engigner; TLF: ; OED:  engine v.; MED:  enginen v.; DMLBS: 1367c ingeniare ]
enginier;  engigner,  engignier,  engingner;  enginner,  enginnier;  engyneer,  egigner  173.12 agiger agigner  614 ajener  

v.a.

1to devise, construct
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Veit mettre les quareles e joindre le morter, [...] Envoucer les arches e les viz enginer  7290
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Mult deit hair l’engignur ki cel (=a catapult) lur engigna  1248
2to work out, understand
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Pecha deusse l’achesun Aveir engignee e trovee  9285
3to contrive, plot
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1275 )  Sathan ma mort enginnat  527
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  malice [ceo] est purparler u enginner mal a sun presme  208vb
4to deceive, trick
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Qui la laveure bevrad [...] Ne ja venim ne li nuirat Ne ja enginet ne serra  232.868
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Diable le quidet engingner  380
( c.1185 )  Jonas, ad me dunc cil felons Pentalis issi enginné?  757
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Car l’une me covient trair E decevre e enginnier  (Sn1) 516
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Pensant e enginnant coment Il puise enginner povre gent  3559
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Alfled la reine engine taunt [dolerusement] Ke ele sun barun tuat par graunt traisement  95
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  mes ore me vodrez engyner. Par Dieu! noun frés  55.35
to trick, seduce
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Del fruit primerement La femele (=elephant) en prent Pur sun male enginner, E si l’en fait manger  1431
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  yl la voleyt a sa volenté aver, ou par promesse ou par don engyner, ou par force ravyr  35.38
to trick by casting a spell on
( s.xii1/3; MS: c.1200 )  se leires la (=loadstone) puet aveir [...] Il en purra gent enginner, Lur maisuns rober e bruiser  249.1417

v.n.

1to act cunningly
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Tant enginnat qu’il le prist, Ne l’ad desfait ne ne l’ocist  6167
to deceive, trick
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  femmes seivent enginner  198.54
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ta femme quant ele plure [...] de enginer se purpens E fraude fer  744

v.refl.

1to ensnare oneself
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  justise les fait dampner [...] Cil ne sunt perdu solement Ki s’enginnent sifaitement  946

p.pr._as_a.

1wily, tricky
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  riches hom e mananz, E de cunseil [...] artus e enginnanz  (O) 53

p.p._as_a.

1deceived
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  E jura grant serement qe, nul fust tant hardy de sey mover, il le detrenchereit en menuz pieces. P. e ces compaignouns se tindrent engyneez  31.27
2disappointed
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  beaus amis, mut par sui engigné Ke taunt poi vus ai fait  3775
enginer de
to do, trick out of
( 1310 )  pur lui enginer de sa terre  Ed II iii 193
to contrive to free, free by a trick
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Quide [...] Qu’il engingnast de la prisun Le cunte T.  6027
enginer que
to bring about by deceit
( 1334 )  lequel R. compassaunt d’avoir mesmes les dites terres, enginna [qe] le dit J. a ly fist sermentz sur livre q’il ly fefferent de sa terre  ii 82
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
enginer