adanter (1121-25)

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adanter (1121-25)

[ FEW: 3,42a dens /3,132b domitare; Gdf: 1,97c adenter /1,107b adomter; GdfC: ; TL: 1,136 adenter; DEAF: ; DMF:  adenter / adompter; TLF:  adenter; OED:  adaunt v.; MED:  adaunten v.; DMLBS: ]
adaunter,  adenter;  endaunter,  endenter  


1livestockhorseszool.(of animals) to tame, break
( s.xiii2/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  bon fet betes adaunter  (ed. a daunter) et tutes bestes demadler  87
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  L’un chival est […] Pur ceo porte les lymons pur luy endaunter  112
also_fig. to overcome, tame
( 1163-70; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Deus lur cruelté fina Et lur cuveitise adanta  850
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  Nule chose […] ne mestrie plus la sauvage e horde char ne plus adante, ke mout velier  232.18
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  n’i ad si fort ne si cruel prince ne roi qe femme ne adaunte  77.9
2to turn upside down
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Une grante gate demanda, sur une table l'adenta; une suriz ot desuz mise  222.14
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Aprés beyver hanape endente (M.E. Whelme the cuppe)  359


1to fall prostrate
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Mult veissiez homes tumber [...] E trebuchier e adenter  ii 8089
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  ta (=J.C.’s) beauté a terre adente  924 overturn, capsize
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  lur nef est tut en brande, E poi en falt pur turmente La nef od eals que n’adente  902


1fig.abated, calmed down
( MS: s.xiii )  defremuisse: endaunté  i 78
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