enverdir (s.xii1/3)

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enverdir (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: *14,510b viridis; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1colourto become green
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  l’eyr ki entur luy (=an emerald) serat, De sa culur enverdirat  268.87
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  (In winter) descheunt foilles des arbres, meurt en greynure partie quanqe enverdist  353
2fig.to grow stronger
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  la verdisante joie du ciel ke jammés ne fleçtira mes tot dis enverdit  225.22
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