usdiver (c.1150)

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usdiver (c.1150)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,444a otiosus; Gdf: 5,587c oisevier /5,588b oisiver; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1041 oisdiver /6,1051 oisever; DEAF:  oisif (oisiver); DMF:  oisiver; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2068b otiari ]
huisdiver,  husdiver  

v.n.

1to be lazy, slothful
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  N'i devriuns pas husdiver – ço est de ben faire cesser – Mais les fruiz de vertuz quillir  6027
( MS: s.xiiim )  Puis ala sun pere veer com il ust espleitié, E si truva qu'il n'ot nule rien laburé. Dunc dist a lui: 'Pur quei as tu si usdivé?'  1709

p.pr._as_a.

1lazy, slothful
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  A ço rapelet non savanz Ki el secle sunt huisdivanz, Ki a [e]science mondaine Deduient vie fole e vaine  5678
usdif  usdive#1  usdivement  usdivesce  usdivité 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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