vouer2 (1190-93)

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vouer2 (1190-93)

voer;  vower,  vouwer,  vuer,  vuuer;  wower,  wuer  

v.a.

1to vow, promise
( c.1200; MS: s.xivin )  E voez li sa terre rendre  1583
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Il voa a Deu & a seint Pere Ke...  34.45
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Vouez [...] e le rendez. Ceo est a dire, Si vus vouez vous estes tenuz a rendre vostre veu  164.34-165.1
2lawto avow, acknowledge as one's own
( MS: s.xiii3/3 )  vos ne poez desdire que ele (= a mare) ne fu troevé od vos e pur la vostre la vouastes  (S) 63
3to dedicate
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  E a seint R. le voua  M1143

v.refl.

1to dedicate oneself
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  E dit que a Deu se est voee  167

sbst._inf.

1vow, promise
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Or m'estoet vif conseil aver [...] Des fiances e del vouer  1006
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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