espaumer (c.1185)

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espaumer (c.1185)

[ FEW: 12,137b spasmus; Gdf: 3,515b espasmer; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1160 espasmer /3,1160 espasmir; DEAF: ; DMF:  espasmé; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3143c spasmare ]
espasmer,  espasmir  


1to faint, swoon
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Homme [...] espaume pur noun power (M.E. M[an] [...] swoneth that hath no myght)  281


1to faint, swoon
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Tres feiz s’espasme en un’urette  5235


1in a faint, swoon
( c.1185 )  A ses pez chet tut espasmie  4980
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