roer2 (c.1180)

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roer2 (c.1180)

[gdw]

[ FEW: 10,496a rotare; Gdf: 7,220b roer 1; GdfC: 10,595a rouant; TL: 8,1380 röer 2; DEAF:  roër 2; DMF:  rouer 1; TLF:  rouer 1; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2856c rotare ]
rouer  

v.a.

1to rotate, cause to move in a circular motion
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  La main ad puis en halt levee [...] Entur sun vis l'ad tant roee Ke ele lui est a l'oil culee  8055
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  a needle balancing on an asbestos stone: Rotabitur gloss: (D) roué vel sera rundé (vars. sera turné (L)MS: s.xiii/xiv) et circumvolvetur donec cuspis orientem resspiciat  i 188.164 and ii 78.164
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Ne say duveser a quey feyre Il =personifications of treason and suspicion voleient le myrour =representing jealousy rouer, Car ne pust gairs damager Le mirour tenv et frenaunt A vostre tour espes et grant  872

v.n.

1to rotate, move in a circular motion
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  peine e hontage sunt les deus roes de la charette [...]; ces sunt isci roanz ausi come la roe ke tost torne entour  121.17
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Taunt roe l’escharbot =beetle qe yl chet en le ordure  433.3
orn.to circle around (in flight)
( c.1180; MS: s.xiii2 )  Un escufle =kite i vient roant, Vit la suriz ki veit pipant. Les eles clot, aval descent  60.73

v.refl.

1to rotate, turn in a circular motion
( c.1215; MS: s.xvin )  Jeke un lui u roes erent Tut d'ardant fer, si roerent (vars. se roerent (P)MS: s.xvin)  386 (var.)
roe#1  roé  roele#1  roeler#1  roelette  roer#1  roet#1  rote#2 
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