essiwer (c.1160)

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essiwer (c.1160)

[ FEW: 3,258b *exaquare; Gdf: 3,571c essever; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1303 essever 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  essever; TLF: ; OED:  sew v. 4; MED: ; DMLBS: 807b esseware ]

v.a. take out of the water
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Dreit vers la rive vent la nef: Si seinement est essiwee, Ne fut hurtee ne blescee  805

v.n. come ashore, land
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Mais si tost cum il furent de la mer essawié, Le brief [...] unt al rei enveié  5011
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