esperir1 (c.1136-37)

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esperir1 (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 3,308b expergiscere; Gdf: 3,523b esperir 3; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1184 esperir 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  esperir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 857a expergiscere ]


1to waken, rouse
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Atant si est li morz esvaniz E cil de dormir esperiz  163vb8


1to waken up (from)
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Kant veu aveit la vision E de cel soinge repairi (var. (L: c.1335) esperi)  1085 (var. K)
to stay, lie awake
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  omme pense et espere Pur la malyce d’un lere (M.E. M[an] thinkith and wakyth [...])  299
2to spurt forth
( 1291-92 )  le bati [...] issi qe le sang esperi de totes pars  34


1to rouse oneself, waken
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Par tut le bois ot si grant cri Que la dame s’en esperi  236
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  La dame s’esperi e del songe veilla  240
( s.xiiim; MS: c.1335 )  E quant ele vit l’angle si s’esperi e out pour  97.112
to wake up, come to one’s senses
( c.1185 )  Pasmé est a terre chaue. A grant pece, quant s’esperist, Sa guimple prent e bendes fist  5849
2to start, to jump
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  veit les destrers ke il ameine, Tut se espert (var. (B: s.xivin) se pert) e vers sei l’aceine  6750


( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  quant ele fu esperie Tote rendi le ydropesie  3626
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