esnuer (s.xii2)

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esnuer (s.xii2)

[ FEW: 7,229b nudus; Gdf: 3,503c esnuer; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1135 esnüer; DEAF: ; DMF:  esnuer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esnuier;  ennuer,  ennuere  


1to lay bare, uncover
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Un jur avint que Noé s’enivra, En dormant sa nature esnua (var. (E: s.xiiim) ennua)  (B) 293


1to strip, denude oneself (of)
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Cume as ested ui glorius, ki tei descuveris e esnuas des vestemenz reals  71
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  (Saul) Puis s’esnuiat par dreite desverie Veant David  (B) 7366


( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  tut le jur e la nuit chantad esnuez e despuillez de sa vesture real  39
2deprived, devoid
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Samson s’esveille, mes la force lui faut, Sur les paens ne fra il mes asaut: Il se trova esnué de sa vertu  (B) 5140
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