trespercer (s.xii1/3)

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trespercer (s.xii1/3)

tresperser;  trepercer,  treperzer  


1to pierce through
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  E li rais est d'itel nature Qu'il la (= beryl) tresperce sanz fraiture  212.228
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  tresperça son escu parmy  45.23
2to pierce, eat through
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  la char ke est sanz sen tresperce sei memes si com li verm tresperce le fust  229.22-3
3to penetrate
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Par hardement dunc s'escriad, Dous des escheles tresperçad (var. trespassa (H)MS: s.xiv1/4)  2818
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