mouler (s.xii2/4)

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mouler (s.xii2/4)

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[ FEW: 6/iii,16a modulus; Gdf: 5,372a moler 1; GdfC: 10,165c moler; TL: 6,185 moller; DEAF:  molle 1 (moller); DMF:  mouler 1; TLF:  mouler; OED:  mould v.1; MED:  molden v.; DMLBS: ]
moller,  mouller,  mosler  

v.a.

1to mould, to form
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  Ke ciel e terre trestut feis, Adam moulas a tut devis, Puis li donas duz parais En eritage mes li chaitifs  4502
2to bend, shape
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Le cors moulle tut en genillant  5893

v.n.

1to give form
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Pensant eginnant coment Il puise enginner povre gent [...]. Sicum cil entur ceo molle (l. moele) Si troveit escrit en son roele  3559

v.refl.

1to shape one's body, adapt one's shape
( c.1185 )  La verge lace e se molla  3164
( 1214-16 )  Plus vistement qe champion Qui souz l'escu se mosle en champ  2477

p.pr._as_a.

1shaped, formed
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  E son cors alout bel mollant  2614

p.p._as_a.

1shaped, formed
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Granz ies e forz, e tis cors ben mollez  3900
well proportioned, shapely
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  De feme est costume qu'el chaunge ses pensez Quant el veit bel home ki genz est e moullez  1016
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  A cele porte ad un chevaler tel, Mult par est granz e corsuz e mollez  2224
molde 
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