eskermir (s.xii2/4)

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eskermir (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 17,118a *skirmjan; Gdf: 3,438a escremir; GdfC: ; TL: 3,995 escremir; DEAF: ; DMF:  escremir; TLF: ; OED:  skirm v. / skirmish v.; MED:  scarmuchen v. / skirmen v.; DMLBS: 3106a skirmiare ]
eskermer,  eskirmir;  escermir,  eschermir,  eschirmir;  eskernir;  escremer,  escremir;  ekermir,  eskymir  283  

v.n.

1gamessportsto fence
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  E escremissent cil bacheler leger  113
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Quant veng arere a mun ostel, dunc sai ben eskermir de pel  516
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  N’est il coard cham[pion] qi eskermist devers les peez?  190.8
2to fight
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Eskermissent vers les chefs e getent cops a dreit  7423
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Les irrus devant le dyable en sa curt eskernissent (var. eschirmissent (BN)MS: s.xivin) de coteaus  43.5
3to disport oneself
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Mes aut a Macedoigne e prenge a eskirmir E face sey baigner e suavet norir  1183
en eskermissant
1 perfunctorily, in an off-hand manner
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  (the insincere churchgoer) Si se seigne en eskermisant (var. eskermissaunt)  5894
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