resignifier (c.1150)

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resignifier (c.1150)

[gdw]

[ FEW: *11,603a significare; Gdf: 7,95a resenefier; GdfC: ; TL: 8,1009 resenefiier; DEAF:  senefier (resenefier); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
resenefier,  resignefier  

v.a.

1to signify, mean in turn
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Li livre nos demostre apert [...] seinte Escriture, Qui tant ert parfonde e oscure; Les set seiaus don fermez ere Resignefient lu mistere Luquel soul li leions ovrit  18674
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le ciel Seinte Iglise signefie, Le temple Diu ki est overtz resignefie Li Seintz Espereitz  2105
2to signify, mean as well
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  ‘Celeth’ [...] Plaideor resenefie Solunc alt’ ethimologie  161
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Cist mort alsi resignefie [...] Ke neis al derein issir Poet l'om par confesse guarir  153vb9
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  [...] la senestre signifie Tote le travail de ceste vie. [...] Et ceste maimes resignifie Ke [...]  1147
signifier 
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