escorcher (1121-25)

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escorcher (1121-25)

[ FEW: 3,281b *excorticare; Gdf: 3,424a escorchier; GdfC: 9,519b escorchier; TL: 3,967 escorchier; DEAF: ; DMF:  écorcher / écorcer; TLF:  écorcher; OED:  scorch v. 2; MED:  scorchen v. 1; DMLBS: 802a escorchiare /836b excorticare ]
escorchier,  escorcer,  escorcier;  eschorcher;  escorger;  echorcher;  escharsir,  etcorchier(l. eçcorchier)  126.433
p.p.m.pl. esthorchés(l. eschorchés)  ii 411  

v.a.

1to strip of bark
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  ki n’i pot plus mesfaire, si li vint en talent D’escorcer les pumiers  1679
to skin, flay
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 ) (in Hell:) Dunc m'escorcent trestut le cors Que de la pel n'at puint defors  1401
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Ne set que l’um le deit lier, Trencher le col e escorcier  4964
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Li reis le (=stag) fit dunc escorcer E desfaire e enhardeiller  2761
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Nul baillif ne suffre en sa baillie ke chival, ne affre [...] ne seyent escorchez avant ceo ke l’em les ad veu par quele defaute il sunt morz  272.c29
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  [...] de petitz larouns qi toundent ou escorgent motouns ou autres bestes nutauntre pur embler la pel  i 180
med.to excoriate
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Ses mains [...] furent emflees [...] E ses jambes [...] D’umour de pouacre escorchiez  126rb
2fig.to fleece, rob
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  (those in authority) destruient ki desuz eus sunt, Kar chescun de sue part s’entremet Quanke put de escorcher sun suget Par prises, par toutes […]  3992
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Eux escorchent les autres pur eux enricher  121
( 1315-16 )  ceste ferme ad il aproché pur escorcher les povres gentz de la vile  518
3to give the gist of, condense
( 1310 )  Jeo quide qe primes devez eschorcher vostre bref e puis conter vostre counte. Mes primes escorchaung’ (l. escorchaunt) vostre bref, vous demandez l’aquitance [...]  Ed II iv 135

p.p._as_a.

1scored, incised ( ? )
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  quatre paire de solers eschorchez et partusez  6.15
escorcher de
1to strip, deprive of
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  serront recreanz, Escorchee (l. Escorchez) de lor chateus  220
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