envaïe (s.xii3/4)

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envaïe (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 4,786a invadere; Gdf: 3,310a envaie; GdfC: ; TL: 3,698 enväie; DEAF: ; DMF:  envahie; TLF: ; OED:  envay(e n.; MED:  envai n.; DMLBS: ]
envai;  anvaie;  vaie  


1mil.attack, onslaught
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Meint bel turnoiement ot illuec es praieries, E les enchaz mult feres e dures envaïes  2891
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Fete lur ont une envaïe Dunt meint humme perdi la vie  3987
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Al duc ad fait un envaïe  2036
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Quant passé serrunt cele gent [...] Detrefs lur frez un vaïe  702
( MS: s.xiii2 )  aggressus: envay  ii 4
( MS: 1271-83 )  Ele ert pleine de boidie, Ja li (=her husband) fra un’ envaïe  14.96
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