vergunder (s.xii1)

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vergunder (s.xii1)

vergonder,  vergounder,  vergunder,  vergundir  

v.a.

1to disgrace, put to shame
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  li roi me freit honir e vergunder  679
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  pur honir le diable e vergonder  106.7-8

v.n.

1to be ashamed
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Cunfundut seient e vergundissent (Latin: erubescant) cil ki querent la meie aneme  121.LXIX.2
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Quant Flurie entendy Qe de sun dru ad failly, Unqes tant ne vergoundoyt  766 (var. C37)

v._refl.

1to be ashamed
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Huntus fu, si se vergundat  686
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Mult se fud suvent vergundé Quant vit sa grant humilité  2911
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  L. out grant hunte, s'en prist a vergunder  281
2to be shy, modest
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (A description of the world:) De mars e d'averil e de may la plus monde, De jun e de junet ou Virgo se vergonde  41

p.p._as_a.

1dishonoured
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Guardez vus ent [...] Ke ne seiez huni ne vergundé  725
( 1305 )  il est a touz jours mes enpovriz & vergundez  i 476
vergoigner 
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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