raper (s.xiii1/3)

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raper (s.xiii1/3)


[ FEW: 10,63a rapere; Gdf: 6,598b raper; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  raper; DMF:  raper / rapir; TLF: ; OED:  rape v.2; MED:  rapen v.2; DMLBS: 2654a rapere ]
p.pr rapisant,  rapisaunt  


1to rape, ravish, sexually assault a woman
( 1400-01 )  si aucun Galois desorenavant entre les countees a ce adjoignantz en la Roialme d’Engleterre, et en ycelles arde, tue, rape, ou aucune autre felonie ou trespas face [...]  ii 129


1zool.(of animals) ravening, rapacious, bloodthirsty
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  dedens sunt lows rapisauns  106
rap#1  rapine  rapiner  ravenous  ravine#1  raviner#1  ravinier  ravir  raviser#2  ravissable  ravissance  ravissement  ravissur 
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