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mat1 (c.1160)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 6/i,518b mattus; Gdf: 5,199a mat 1; GdfC: 10,131b mat 2; TL: 5,1244 mat; DEAF:  mat; DMF:  mat 1; TLF:  mat 2; OED:  mate adj.1; MED:  mat adj.; DMLBS: ]
maat,  mate; 
c.s. matz,  maz; 
pl. maz  

a.

1emotiondowncast, dejected
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Mut fu preisiez en sun pais, mes tuz jurs ert maz e pensis  644
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Ki orainz esteit maz, ore est en baudur  1522
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  Une femme tut corant A seint George vint plorant, suspirante e doleruse, Murne e mate e anguissuse  832
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Dolenz en sui e maz e mornes ke jeo le dirrai  193.18
2powerless, incapable
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Li pire d'els e li plus maz Valt assez plus ke jo ne faz  521
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  La si vendra Rigmel [...]. Dunc sui mat e coard si ne[s] sui chalengant  4348
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  cil (=the Pope, who, through a miracle, is unable to enter a monastery) remeint Mat et huntus et mult atteint  37.170
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  ne poay plus ester sur mes piés, més chay a terre mate (vars. maat) et dolente  147
exhausted
( 1214-16 )  Tant maz e veins e feibles ere Qe [...] nature en lui faudreit  304
beaten, vanquished
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  Sire Water [...] mout dota de estre mat e vencu  19.13
devenir mat
to be knocked out, lose strength
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  si fery Johan [...] qu'il devynt tut mat e se palmea  22.36
se rendre mat
to surrender, submit
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  chey tut plat a terre e se rendy mat  5.26-27
amater  mater#1 
This is an AND2 Phase 3 (I/Y-M) entry. © 2008-2012 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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