esmirer (c.1150)

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esmirer (c.1150)

[ FEW: 6/ii,154a mirari; Gdf: 3,497c esmirer; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1226 esmirer; DEAF:  esmirer; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
emirer  

v.a.

1to admire
( c.1255; MS: s.xiv1 )  Emirum Edmund d’Habindun  399
2to consider
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  (the soul) En sei juget, come bon meistre, Si est bon u mal, le quel pot estre. Chascone partie en porveit E esmiret quele k’el seit  2874

v.n.

1to look at oneself
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  La pleine (=full onyx) est pur mirer (vars. esmirer (E)MS: s.xiiiex)  87.501

v.refl.

1to look at oneself
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Lors fu l’esmireur mut tost demandé; En tuz sens s’esmira (=Rigmel) pur veeir sa beauté  788
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