espirer (s.xii1)

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espirer (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 4,720a inspirare /12,188b spirare; Gdf: 3,241b enspirer /3,533c espirer 1 /3,534b espirer 2 /3,534b espirer 3; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1216 espirer 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  espirer 1 / espirer 2; TLF:  expirer; OED:  expire v.; MED:  expiren v. ; DMLBS: 3160c spirare ]
esperer;  enspirer,  enspirier;  aspirer  

v.a.

1to breathe, instil
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Le seint Esperit espire vie E beauté dune [...] As creatures  804
to infuse (with)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  (J.C.) doctrinat les (=disciples) E aspirat del saint Espirit  1028
( 1214-16 )  iço ne porreit nus oem faire Sanz ço qe Deu ne l’espirast De sa grace  39
to inspire
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Issi fait hom sened Que Deus ad espiréd  1280
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Petit covient a sarmoner Home qui tu veus espirer  336
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Seint Pol l’apostle dit nus ad, Sulum ceo que Deu l’enspirat [...]  7392
( c.1285; MS: c.1297 )  E si archangles par ki Deu espire les prophetes pur aucune aventure e aucun bosoing especial  62
2 to blow (about, hither and thither)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Ki venz porset tost est gabez Kar sodeement muent orez; Malinz espiriz le vunt gabant Ki par l’air le vunt aspirant  7120
3to exhale
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  (The Holy Spirit) Espirez est pardurablement  798
( s.xiv; MS: s.xivm )  les vestementz de Aaron [...] enspirount les celestiens sacramentz  2vb

v.n.

1to breathe
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  La meie buche ovri e espirai (Latin: respiravi)  229.CXVIII.131
2to blow
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Saint Espirt ou voelt espire  50va
3to exhale
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Homme parle et espire (M.E. Man spekyth and undyth)  79
pharm.med.to exhale, give off vapour
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  par cel pertus deivent les espiriz espirer  392.51
espirer hors
1to exhaust
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  ces jurnés ne lessa mie De precher pur la maladie [...] Ke pres la vertu de son cors Par travail espira il tut hors (Latin: usque ad exinanitionem virtutis)  1270
espiré de
1theol.inspired by
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Seint R. dunc, ki espiré fu Del Seint Espirit  517
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Paroles lur dyst esperez Par la vertu de Seynt Espyryt  1470
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Si com Davi li prophete dit ke fu espiré du seint espirit  164.34
resperir 
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