machiner (c.1150)

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machiner (c.1150)

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[ FEW: 6/i,11b machinari; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,103c machiner; TL: 5,759 machiner; DEAF:  machiner; DMF:  machiner; TLF:  machiner; OED:  machine v.; MED:  machinen v.; DMLBS: 1671c machinari ]
 

v.a.

1to plot, to scheme
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  La u sun fel pensé s'estait, Ki li machinet traisun E sa cruel perdition  10825
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  [...] anceys pourroyt machiner ta mort  13
( 1419 )  Roger [...] et J.R. [...] fauxement entreliez et confederez, machinantz la mort [...] Johan Lebarde  iv 119

v.n.

1to plot, scheme
( 1347 )  ja le dit archidiacne, machinant coment il purra destourbir le dit plee  ii cxxix
enmachiner  imaginer  machinance  machination 
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machiner