nientir (c.1230 (?))

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nientir (c.1230 (?))

[ hap]

[ FEW: 7,86b *ne gentem; Gdf: 5,513c noiantir; GdfC: ; TL: 6,657 nïentir; DEAF: ; DMF:  néantir; TLF:  néantir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
naentir,  nentir  

v.a.

1lawto annul, quash
( 1308-09 )  J. ne fust unqes persone enpersoné en cel eglise, q’est en anentaunt (var. ( ) nentant; ( ) aneyntent) soun dreit  Ed II ii 31
( 1397 )  pecherie [...] laquele en poy est destruit & nientys  iii 369

v.n.

1to destroy
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  Le vis comence a enpalir, La char tendre anaentir (l. a naentir?)  4450
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Trop me fet dure hastee Cyst senter ke tant m'agree Kant m'a mys en tel purpens, Ce'st voz regarder tut tens Me neyntit trestut mun sens Si fetement s'enprent l'ovre  244.166
anienter  nient  nientaille  nientissement 
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nientir