ensum (1121-25)

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ensum (1121-25)

[ FEW: 12,428a summus; Gdf: 7,463b som 1 (en som); GdfC: ; TL: 3,535 enson /9,830 son 1 (en son); DEAF: ; DMF:  son 3 (en son); TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
ensom,  enson,  ensoun,  ensun  

adv.

1on top, above
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  li altels sudeement se devisad e la cendre qui ert en sum aval se esculurgad  143
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  (Alban) ad la croiz veue e le crucifi en sun  323
at the top
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  chescun an en la seisun [...] Flur de pumer nest en sum  4567
2fig.into the bargain, as well
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ses ostz fait assembler de totes partz enson  357.1809
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  L’aler ay enprys, le voue ay fet ensoun  383.1442
( 1305-7; MS: 1330-40 )  La lange lur toudray e la bouche ensoun  70.40

prep.

1on (to the) top of
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  (the angel-bird) s’en alat Ensun arbre (l. Ensum l’arbre?) dun devalat  554
on the top of
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  De la hache tel li donad Ensum le chief, u l’asenad  1846
( 1214-16 )  Cist epitafe en som la piere Escrit ereit ou sis cors iere  2770
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Al frunt amunt, en sum le nasel [...] Par ensum le healme out un flur  11031
ensum ço
1in addition (to this)
( 1214-16 )  si lu commandot par nom Qe douze evesqes [...] ordenast. En som ço mandot q’il sacrast Un arcevesqe  2120
ensum de
1on top of
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  un grandisme ré Ensom del quel de feu espris Li dit T. provoire ert mis  128rb
par ensum
parensum 
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.
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