espundre (s.xii1/3)

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espundre (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 3,312b exponere; Gdf: 3,545b espondre; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1239 espondre; DEAF: ; DMF:  espondre; TLF: ; OED:  expound v. / expone v.; MED:  expounen v.; DMLBS: 860c exponere ]
espondre,  esponer,  espoundre;  enspundre;  expondre,  exponer,  expouner,  expundre;  aspundre,  p.p. espoté  69  

v.a.

1to explain, interpret
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Ki ceste pere portera, Ja sunge mal ne li fera: Ignelepas que il l’orra, Senz mençunge si l’espondra  253.1538
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Si cum es livres est espuns Dunt li prodom unt la memoire  3232
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Uns mestres li espunst a cui el le (=dream) mustra  173
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  cuntat tute la fable avant, Puis la alat tute espunant  11612
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  espunderuns ço ke escrit avuns  ii 25
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  si exponerent (Latin: exposuerunt) il a lui […] la voie de nostre Seignor  (A) 370d
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  [...] en lisaunt et en esponaunt Seinte Escripture  240.3
( 1417 )  Les quelles record et processe [… leeuz et exponez en Engleis  iv 108
2to mean, signify
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  N’est clerc, S’il n’est corouné. Et cest noun ‘clerc’ ‘sorti’ (=chosen) espount  625
3to fulfil
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Bien avez aspunt [...] Ta premesse del comensement De saver de chescun sacrement  8813

sbst._inf.

1explanation, exposition
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Aiés les (=explanations, etc.) en memorie a l’espundre de l’estorie  i 9
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