martirer (c.1136-37)

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martirer (c.1136-37)

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[ FEW: 6/i,397b martyrium; Gdf: 5,189a martirer; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1216 martirer; DEAF:  martire (martirer); DMF:  martyrer; TLF: ; OED:  martyr v.; MED:  martiren v.; DMLBS: 1728b martyrare ]
martirier,  martyrier,  martyryer,  mertirer  

v.a.

1eccl.to martyr, to torture and kill someone because of his or her faith
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  La teste al saint cil ad trenchied; Issi fud Edmund martiried (vars. martirizé (H)MS: s.xiv1/4)  2920
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  puis en fu Seint Edmund sire, Bien l'avez suvent oi dire Coment il fu martyrié  251
( c.1213; MS: s.xivin )  [tres]tuz furent martirez E pur Deu amur decolez  451
( 1309; MS: s.xvi2 )  depuis cel houre qu'il (=St. Edmund) feut mertirez en le boys de Hoxne  16.6
to slaughter, massacre
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  sachet ben ke touz ceus ke par toy (=the king) e par toun amonestement furent martyryé en Espayne e ke jamés i murrent, ount e averent pardoun de lour pechés  1368
( 1343-50 )  Et quaunt le roy Henry ceo oyist, si comaunda erraument de overir le cyste q'il purreit veer le corps (=of Rosamonde, his lover) qe si vilement estoit martirée (by the queen)  4

v._refl.

1eccl.to become a martyr
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  combien que tuez ne soie, Je me martire d'autre voie  14011
martir#1  martire#1  martire#2  martirement  martiriser 
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