reverdir (s.xii2/4)

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reverdir (s.xii2/4)

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[ FEW: 14,510b viridis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,570c reverdir; TL: 8,1221 reverdir; DEAF:  reverdir; DMF:  reverdir; TLF:  reverdir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
reverdeier,  reverdier,  reverdoier  

v.n.

1colour(of vegetation) to grow green, become verdant (again)
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Sa verge leva si flori E borjona e reverdi  762
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Si com li arbres reverdist  7087
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Comandat la tere qu'ele dust engendrer, Ses engendrures en sei multeplier, As prez reverdir, as arbres fructefier, As totes meinees comandat germiner  (E) 47
( 1256; MS: c.1300 )  Frut e foilles tut reverdissent  138
( c.1378; MS: s.xivex )  La halte posté divine L'Orguil des gens ové leur racine Sans reverdir ensechera  2559
fig.to thrive, flourish
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Kar quant il =miser cumence enveillir, Avarice comence reverdir E tuz jurs crest e plus e plus  3712

v.refl.

1to thrive, flourish
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Crois, tu es nostre ni de joi Qui sanz flestrir se reverdoie  874

p.pr._as_a.

1colourbot.(of vegetation) green, verdant
( c.1270; MS: c.1270-74 )  locustes [...] funt sauz e rongent tutes reverdisauntes choses; e pur ce k’il sunt enhauscez par orguyl, tutes les almes k’il poent ke un reverdur de dreite fey  332
( c.1270; MS: c.1270-74 )  E il lur comande ke il ne blesçasent le fein de la tere ne nule reverdisaunt chose, ne nule arbre  339
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Verges reverdisaunz prist del trembler, Sin fist de l’almaunder et del paumer  1379
reverdur  verdir 
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