espeldrir (1136-37)

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espeldrir (1136-37)

[ FEW: *22,86b libre; Gdf: 3,528a espiaurir; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1165 *espeautrir; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


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( 1136-37; MS: s.xiv1 )  Cil les (=infants) receu pur bien nurir, pur alever e pur espeldrir (var. espeleir (D)MS: s.xiii1/3)  4510
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  quant ele ot eu chaels (e espeldriz furent e bels), cele a ki l'ostel esteit par eus sovent damage aveit  76.12
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