esparpiller (s.xii1)

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esparpiller (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 7,486b palare; Gdf: 3,512c esparpeillier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1155 esparpaillier; DEAF: ; DMF:  éparpiller; TLF:  éparpiller; OED:  sparple v.; MED:  sparplen v.; DMLBS: ]
esparpiler;  esparpailler,  esparpeiler,  esparpeiller,  esparpeller,  esparpeler;  esparplier,  esparplir;  asparpiller;  aparpailir  

v.a.

1to scatter
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Chi dune neif sicume laine, nublece sicume cendre esparpeilled  147.5
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E veit Alisandre les soens esparpliez  902
( MS: s.xiii )  substernat: esparpilet, junchet  ii 92
( MS: s.xiii )  sub[s]ternat: esparpli  ii 111
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  meus vaut de faire plusors compaignies ke esparpeiler les chivalers  100.17
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  debrisa Poz de tere ke esparpila En meneu peces  156
( a.1399 )  toutz les niefs furount esparpilez et en poynt d’estre confunduz  117.10
to scatter, strew
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  ‘Tur, fait il, tant estes bele! [...] Car fuissez a tere acraventee, E a la tere esparpeillee!’  432
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  F[emme] blé sye et fenz esparplie (M.E. [...] muk spredith)  117
to spread abroad, broadcast
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Car emvie les bons faiz ceille (=hides), Les males ovres esparpeille  (Sn1) 811
2 to squander
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  (the abbot) sa aboie tut ad esparpeilé, Kar mult dunad a ses parenz de teres e de prez  525
3to distract
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  si vostre pensee seit par corporel ymaginacions diversement esparpillee  80.8

v.refl.

1to disperse, scatter
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  estevus cil se furent esparpeilled e jurent partut mangianz e bevanz  58
to spread
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  le enfermeté de lour favele se espant e s’esparpelle (vars. se esparpleie (BN)MS: s.xivin)  199.32
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