esnetter (s.xiii1)

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esnetter (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 7,148b nitidus; Gdf: 3,503b esnetier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1135 esnetiier; DEAF: ; DMF:  enneter; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esnettir;  ennettir;  anetter,  aneitir  

v.a. cleanse, purify
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii1 )  charité Ki cunforte hume ennetté  362
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  amur ke esnettist e esclarsist du tut le quer de homme  138.27 purify, refine
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Plum deyt estre aparailé en tele manere et ennettiz  385.34 clean, wash (a wound)
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Al commencement anettez la plaie  i 70
( MS: c.1300 )  Kar si cete herbe mise hi seit, La playe vus aneyt  307.66

sbst._inf., washing (of a wound)
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Icest oignement vaut mut a la plaie porrie por aneitir e por faire bone char venir  i 72
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