mesaler (1120-40)

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mesaler (1120-40)

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[ FEW: 1,86b ambulare /24,422b ambulare; Gdf: 5,267c mesaler 1; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1569 mesaler; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to fail to reach a target
( c.1185 )  Ne volt pas le rei ferir halt, Que li fers tranchans ne mesalt  1110
to err, go astray
( 1200-50; MS: s.xiiim )  S'il sunt sauvé Dunc ne sui pas perdu ne mesalé  122.120
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1300 )  Ne fiz a sun pere, ne fille a sa mere Ne tent lealté [....] De male manere Sunt tuz mesalé  540
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  tu sueffres [...] Jezabel [...] a enseigner E fortrere les mens a mesaler A fornicaciun  424
to go wrong, take a turn for the worse
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  si rien lur mesvait, la seit la recovree  1599
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Le eveske deivent (=the deacons) acuinter De quanque il veient mesaler  13888


1to err, go astray
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  tout est songe et veine joye Dont s'est mesalé longement  11326
s'en mesaler contre
1to do wrong against, act incorrectly toward
( MS: 1120-40 )  Contra[l] seinur ne s’en volt mesaler  234
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