engreiner (s.xii2/4)

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engreiner (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 16,71b *grînan; Gdf: 3,179c engraignier 2; GdfC: ; TL: 3,399 engraignier 1; DEAF: G1407 grignier/graignier (engraignir); DMF:  engraigner 2; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to increase
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Mis talenz en engraigne. [...] Melz voeill murir qu’a huntage remaigne  1088
2to be heavy, full of sorrow
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Ben est dreit ke jo me plenge, Kar le cuer trestut m’engreynge  244


1to go badly
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  pur toi (=J.C.) gemir quant engraigne Vaint bien la gige d’Alemaigne  1923
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