abober (1174-75)

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abober (1174-75)

[ FEW: *1,210b balbus; Gdf: 1,18b abaubir /1,25a abober; GdfC: ; TL: 1,42 abaubir; DEAF:  baube (abaubir); DMF:  abauber / abaubir; TLF: ; OED:  abob v. / abobbed n.; MED:  abobbed p.p. as s. / abobben v.; DMLBS: ]


1to deceive, lead astray
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiiim )  Espeir de vivre nos ad trop abobez  104
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  les paroles […] Wichuses e felouns, pur aboller (var. (O: s.xivm) abbobber ) la gent  428 (var.)


estre abobé de
1to be inexperienced, inept in
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Rogier d’Estutevile ne fud mie lanier Ne abobed de guerre ne vilain chevalier  1288
abuler  bouler 
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