flater1 (1150-70)

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flater1 (1150-70)

[ FEW: 15/ii,139a *flat /3,608a *flat; Gdf: 4,26b flater /4,26c flatir; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1915 flatir; DEAF: ; DMF:  flatir; TLF: ; OED:  flat v.1 / flat v.2 / flatter v.1; MED:  flatten v.; DMLBS: ]
flatter;  flatir  


1to cast down, make fall
( MS: c.1335 )  Quant il furent eschaufeez De crouler, les cordes guerpissent. La corbaille a terre flatissent, E la veille a une part vole  iii 160.236
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Comme terremoete tost s'espant, Soudainement et vient flatant  4523
to prostrate
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (St. Francis) Sun cors flatta dur a la terre E la terre beysa mut umblement E a Deu parla pyteusement  5982
fig.to defeat, overthrow
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Li roys Alisandre vet les soens esbaudir, Durement combatre, egrement assaillir, Persant affeblir e devant ly flatir (var. (P: c.1310) fuir)  1999


1to fall down
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Plusurs folement se desreient, Flatissent e se descunreient […] Mut se esparpeillent e desrengent  4018


1fall, plunge
( 1150-70; MS: s.xiii1 )  Al flatir qu’il (= Yseut’s plafrey) fait el pertus Del cros del pié saut eaue sus  1159
flat#1  flat#2  flatel 
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