entercer (1120-40)

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entercer (1120-40)

[ FEW: 13/i,268a tertius; Gdf: 3,259c entercier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,586 entercier; DEAF: ; DMF:  entercier; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
entercier;  antercer,  antercier  

v.a.

1to recognize (a person)
( MS: 1120-40 )  Cil vait, sil quert, mais il nel set coisir Icel saint home de cui l'imagene dist. Revint li costre a l'imagine el muster. 'Certes' dist il, 'ne sai cui antercier'  177
( c.1185 )  S’en cest pais see (= sbj. pr. 1 estre) entercé Ja mais n’istrai hors de prison  2888
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  kar ço pensout e ço voleit aler en Engleterre droit, nent a cheval mais tut a pé k’el pais ne seit antercé  34
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Pur vos arz quidé avez Que ja entercié ne en fussiez  3018
2 to recognize (the fact), admit (that)
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ke il fust messager de part Horn, çoe quida: Ke il meismes le fust, entercier ne l’osa  4218
3 to find
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Mais ki estreit i volt beitier Ne pot veeir ne entercer Achaison covenable oir Ki amis puisset departir  10644
4to find out, discover, unmask
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Dunc dist Niceta quant si fu Que Simun aveit entendu Que nus eumes entercié E lui e sa malveistié, E nus ceo meisme entendimes [...]  2497
( 1214-16 )  s’aperçut [...] Qe [...] Germein Son messagier ot entercé  1137
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Le sort par ki le larecin fud entercié [...]  ii 26
5lawto recognize and so lay claim to (stolen property)
( c.1150; MS: s.xvi )  Nus ne semble pas raisoun que l’un face pruvance sur testimonie, ki conussent ço que entercé est (Latin: rem calumpniatam)  (I) 46
entercer pur
1to recognize as (being)
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Folie serrait e engan A entercer le pur Tristran  846
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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