envoldre (1121-25)

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envoldre (1121-25)

[ FEW: 4,805b involvere; Gdf: 3,322a envoldre; GdfC: ; TL: 3,736 envoudre; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  envolde v.; MED:  envolden v.; DMLBS: 1472a involvere ]
p.p. envols,  envolu,  envolui;  avolu  


1to cover, envelop
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  (Brendan, having built his ship,) Defors l’avolst de quir bovin  176
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  al porter sunt si ami coruz Pur lui traire del tai qu’il n’i fust envoluz  4096
to envelop, swallow up
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  E envolst (Latin: convolvit) ensemble Faraun e sun ost en la Ruge mer  243.CXXXV.16
to scheme, contrive, develop
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Ne decl[i]nz mun cuer en malvaise parole, envoldre felunesses cogitatiuns (Latin: volvere cogitationes impias)  250.CXL.4


1enveloped, wrapped
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  De quatre quirs de cerf tut envols fu  3211
fig.involved, caught up (in)
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Ke valt ta religiusté Quant es en pecché envolui (var. avolu) [...] ?  6480
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  un mantel Envols de paille tut novel  6388
envolser  voldre 
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