graventer (s.xii3/4)

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graventer (s.xii3/4)


[ FEW: 2,1316a *crepantare; Gdf: 2,358c cravanter; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1016 cravanter; DEAF: ; DMF:  cravanter; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
cravanter,  cravaunter,  craventer;  crevanter  


1to knock down, demolish
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  les nos citez sunt a defendre ou les citez de nos enemis sunt a graventer  125.20
to knock, throw down
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  Jus a la terre les cravente  11411
2to lay low, kill
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Lesse le dart cure, le vassal en gravent  1004
to overthrow
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  ‘Dambdieu te gravent, Car par grant traison feru m’as laidement!’  3167
3to pour out, throw out
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Del helme qu’il tint a terre la (=water) cravente  4790


1to be demolished, fall
( 1190-1210; MS: c.1300 )  il fra la citee trestot ane[a]ntier, Murs e tureles a terre cravanter  1316
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