estrangler (1121-35)

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estrangler (1121-35)

[ FEW: 12,286b strangulare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,565c estrangler; TL: 3,1443 estrangler; DEAF: ; DMF:  étrangler; TLF:  étrangler; OED:  strangle v.; MED:  stranglen v.; DMLBS: 3208c strangulare ]
estraungler,  estranler  

v.a.

1also_fig.to strangle
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  Asael d’un lach estrangla le roi  189
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  cil courteour Que estranglent sainte Eglise  85
( MS: s.xiiiex )  jugulo: estrangler  ii 164
to seize by the throat
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Quant il se dormirait, Diables i viendraient, Estrangler le voldreient  2602
( c.1185 )  N’i ot chevaler ne vallet Qui tucher osast le levrer, Kar mult ert fel e paltener; N’i ad nul qui socurs li ( (=the little dog pinned down by the greyhound)) face, Estranglé l’eust en la place  3306
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1325 )  lé liuns egrement L’estranglerent a escient  1419
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  il y a gentz de moult malveise nature qe norissent grants chiens et les affaitent pur estranler lors amis quant ils sont malades, qar ils ne vollent mie q'ils moerent de la mort naturele  349
2to decapitate (with a sword)
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1335 )  Le pere [n’] eust de ses fiz pité: Ambedeus ad le chef trenché: […]. ‘Sachez, dame, que […] Voz deus fiz ai estranglé’  1113

v.n.

1to choke
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  versez en sa large gule tant ke li gloton estrangle  45.13

v.refl.

1to strangle oneself
( 1329-30 )  une femme se avoit estranglé d’une corde  3-4 Ed III 183

p.p._as_s.

1beast killed by strangulation?
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xiv2 )  mais cils qe soi abstenent des sacrifices des symulacres, de fornicacion et de saunk d’estrangleez (vars. de saunk estrangleez) (Latin: et suffocatis et sanguine)  (B) 218a
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