seigner1 (c.1185)

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seigner1 (c.1185)

seignier;  segner,  segnier,  sengier;  sainier,  seiner,  seinner,  p.pr. sanaunt  

v.a.

1to bleed
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiii2 )  sengiez la dame [...] de la veine capitale  468
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Autre genz [...] se tienent en chambre quant il sunt seignez de une veine  29.21

p.p._as_s.

1person who has been bled
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  deus maneres des genz ont grant mester de bien manger, c'est a saver travalianz e seinez  30.22

sbst._inf.

1bleeding, blood-letting
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  A grant aise le fait baigner, Le chef laver aprés seigner  6474
2bleeding, loss of blood
( c.1185 )  De[l] seinner fu mult es[v]ani  5795
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Si vous volez autre (= remedy) fere, Betoine et seel devez quere [...]. Il larra tauntost le seigner  197.1547
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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