venter1 (c.1160)

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venter1 (c.1160)

ventir,  ventre  

v.a.

1to fan
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Saint Lorenz gist sus le greil; [...] Li serjant ventent le charbun  856
2agriculturalto winnow
( c.1250; MS: s.xivin )  Kaunt vostre blé est batu E ventee e pus molu  (T) 125r
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Homme blé vente (M.E. wyndewith) et bate  119
3to exhale, puff out
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Si li malfee entre vous vente nule buffe de corouz...  175.20
4to scatter, throw to the wind
( s.xiiex; MS: 1272-82 )  Celui devreit houm pendre E pus venter la cendre  400
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  au vent la poudre venter  21va

v._absol.

1agriculturalto winnow
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  vindrunt [...] e troverunt (=pret.6) la femme ke cesseit de venter (var. ventir (BN)MS: s.xivin)  35.29

v.n.

1to blow
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Les quatre venz que venterent  9055
2to flutter
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Venteient penuncel e gonfanon fendu  2581 var

v._impers._

1to blow
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  esclaire e tone e plot e vente  786
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Quant illuec deit plover e un poy ad venté  6627
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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