soler1 (s.xii1)

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soler1 (s.xii1)


[FEW: 12,36b solarium; Gdf: 7,458c solier; GdfC: ; TL: 9,804 solier; DEAF:  solier; DMF:  solier 1; TLF: ; OED:  sollar n.1; MED:  soler(e n.; DMLBS: 3114c solarium 2]
seler;  solair,  soleir,  solere,  solier,  solir  

As with suel, the present entry attests the sense of 'throne' which is not found in its Latin etymon. It may reflect the influence of Latin solium.


1archit.sollar, upper room
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  'En cel solier, Rei, trop junez, alez mangier'  3777
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Li portiers les guiad [...] Sus al haut solier, ki fud fait par estage  1355
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  de un soler Ou fu muntee a bosyner Avalaunt chey  8346
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Solium gallice solir, nos habemus cenaculum  155.66
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  fist trebucher Jezabel [...] de son soler tanqe a la terre  56.15
( 1417 )  toutz les terres et tenemenz, mesons, shopes et soleres, ové toutz lour appurtenances  , f. 173-4
theol.heaven, paradise
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  li fruiz en sa propre furme e en sa pleniere vertu est el celestien soler lasus  ii 33
2build.stable, stall
( MS: s.xiii )  stabula: solerz  ii 3
3also_fig.throne, chair of state
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Que il seced ot princes, e solier (Latin: solium) de glorie tienged  133.III.12
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  ferm maint soleir de justice, Ne muet ne ne crollet pur vice  9403
( c.1192; MS: c.1275 )  Ces treis =men of rank par nun seient tuz dis Juste la trone e le soler De ma glorie pur eshaucier  137.Y883
sire del halt soler
1also_fig.theol.lord of Heaven
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  E issi le guarit li sires del hal[t] soler  4831
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