illuminer (s.xiii2/4)

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illuminer (s.xiii2/4)


[ FEW: 4,560b illuminare; Gdf: 4,543c illuminer; GdfC: ; TL: 4,1333 illuminer; DEAF: I78 illuminer; DMF:  iluminer; TLF:  illuminer; OED:  illumine v.; MED:  illuminen v.; DMLBS: 1214c illuminare ]


1to light, kindle
( a.1382 )  fesaunt ses clers et ses mynystres sayns soner, torches illumyner, et Te Deum laudamus [...] chaunter  39.15 illuminate, enlighten
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  [...] quey vus devez fere e quoy vus devez lesser, e quantke illumine  (ms. alume) vostre entendement en cunusance de verité  22.(A)13
2to give sight to
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  illumina les eveugles  119.26


1theol.illuminated, enlightened
( c.1285; MS: c.1297 )  cele alme eyt beneyté ke les perfections des neofs ordres se efforce de mettre en sun quer; [...] de cherubin, par illuminé contemplacion e par tut tens pensers de Deu  83
alumer  aluminer  illumer  illuminaciun 
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