acreire1 (s.xii1)

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acreire1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1298b credere; Gdf: 1,87b acroire; GdfC: ; TL: 1,127 acroire; DEAF: ; DMF:  accroire; TLF:  accroire; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 16a accredere ]


1to borrow
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  (Zoile cannot afford the slave:) Le pris del serf alat acreire, E trente souz pur lui dunat  2880
( MS: s.xiv1 )  Ki mult acreit (var. acret (C)MS: s.xiv) e n'ad dunt rendre (is a fool)  (H) 2


1to borrow
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Acrerrat li pecchere, e ne solderat  36.22
2to lend
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Delitables huem chi ad merci e acreit, ordened ses paroles en jugement  111. 5
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