estorcer (c.1185)

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estorcer (c.1185)

[ FEW: 13/ii,97a torquere; Gdf: 3,622b estorcer; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1415 estorcier; DEAF: ; DMF:  estorcer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 875b extorquere ]


1to twist
( c.1185 )  A une part le brand estorce, Enpeint e sache a grant vertu  5896


1to swerve aside
( c.1185 )  Halce l’espee, mult s’esforce, Devant le piz a l’altre estorce  4692
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