espirement1 (s.xii1)

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espirement1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,320a exspirare; Gdf: 3,533c espirement 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1215 espirement 2; DEAF:  espirer 3 (espirement); DMF:  espirement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esperement,  aspirement  

s.

1breath
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  De li (=air) viel (=vital, life-giving)) (vars. ouuel (C,G)MS: s.xiiiex,s.xivin) espirement Treent oisels, bestes e gent  1669
blast
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Del tun encrepement, Sire, de l’aspirement de l’espirit de la tue ire  17.18
2inspiration
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiiiin )  Jo fui l’estrument E tu l’espirement Quant Deu l’espirat La u il nus format  (C) 686
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Fraunceys [...] plus saveyt par espyrement Ke autres par foreyngnement  4631
( s.xiv; MS: s.xivm )  en toz ses fez bee a l’espirement de Deus  3r
fig.suggestion
( s.xiiim; MS: s..xiiiex )  Vos ydles [...] vos firent entendre par sotil espirement que [...]  50.20
3drawing, suction
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  En cels (=caverns), par grant espirement Des ewes, nessent tut li vent  1491
attraction
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Par sun (=the moon’s) espirement el mund Retret les ewes  1465
seint espirement
theol.Holy Spirit, divine inspiration
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Serra en ceste vie Diable signefie, E la mer, ceo est mund, La nef, gent ki i sunt, E saint Aspirement Entendum par le vent. Quant serra nef susprent, Dunc li sus trait le vent: Isi Diable gent Tolt saint Espirement  1707 and 1712
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