nuiter (s.xii3/4)

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nuiter (s.xii3/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,214b nox; Gdf: 5,546a nuitier; GdfC: ; TL: 6,906 nuitier; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1920c noctare ]
nuitier,  nuter,  nutier,  nuyter  

Instances of la nuiter may well be read as l’anuiter. However, there are enough attestations of the verb/substantive without the prefix to consider it a genuine form.

v.n.

1to spend, stay the night
( s.xiiiex )  ount graunté [...] a doner a le vauntdist mon Sire Roberd, chescun jour de sa venue a son maner de Wymundham, a demorer, a manger ou a nuter, e chescun jour taunt come il demort, quatre payns conventuels [...]  328

sbst._inf.

1timenightfall, evening time
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Il enchace le roy Daire desqu'al nuiter (vars. tresques al anutier (C)MS: s.xiiim; tresq’al nuitier )  2016
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Kuant il vint al nutier, et li soleil esconsees, Tote troi coiemant de la cité sunt hastees  1132
( 1297 )  Puis mesme le jour a la nuyter [...]  126
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Ce funt chescun jour desque au nuter  426

p.pr._as_s.

nuitant
nuitant
anuiter  nuit#1  nuital  nuitance  nuitant  nuitantement  nuitantre  nuitantrement  nuitee  ranuiter 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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