voluper (1121-35)

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voluper (1121-35)

voloper,  volupir  

v.a.

1to wrap, envelop
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E si vous la (= stone) voleiz en terre voluper Si qe soit covert par devant e derer  5582
( s.xiii1; MS: a1254 )  [...] il vist un enfaunt petis E en drapeles volupé fu  111
( MS: s.xiii-s.xiv )  son cors mort enz en un net lincel volupa  182.68
2bend, curl, fold
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv3/3 )  ... si ele seyt volupé en la manere de un .y.  233r9

v.refl.

1to curl, roll up
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Puis desus se volupe (= a hedgehog) Ruunz cume pelote  1753
envoluper 
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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