advers (s.xii1/3)

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advers (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 24,199a adversus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,254b averse; TL: 1,728 avers 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  adverse; TLF:  adverse; OED:  adverse a. and n.; MED:  adverse a.; DMLBS: 37b advertere (adversus) ]
avers,  averse;  averes  

a.

1antagonistic, inimical
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  tot lor esgard est porvers E a totes vertuz advers  1896
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Dedenz la chartre il (=Samson) suffri meint turment E feim e sei par cel adverse (var. averse (B)MS: s.xiii3/4) gent (=Philistines)  (E) 5147
( 1200-50; MS: s.xiiim )  [R]iches chanuines seculers Qui vers les mes Deu sunt advers  122.116
hostile, dangerous
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Panthere est une beste averse  65.883
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Ainz ke la male gent de Perse Vindrent a Rume tant averse, Pur destruire cumunement La digneté ové la gent  167.20
burdensome, oppressive
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Un poy d’ewe i avoit […] deslace son helme e la dedenz la verse; E vient poignant a l’ost ou la seif est averse  4784
gent advers
1enemy
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Defendez vus de gent adverse Ki tant suvent par ci traverse  6241
partie adverse, la partie adverse, adverse partie
1lawopposing party
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  est suffert qe adverses parties s’acordent aprés batailles gagees  119
( 1307-10 )  s’il ne peust avoir le maner de lui, il se darreit a la patrie (l. partie) adverse  255.10
( 1314-15 )  gentz favorable a li, & suspect a l’adverse partie  i 290
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  me sui tenuz a la partie adverse contre mon droit seignour  179
( 1403-04 )  tielx qi tiegnent la partie adverse  iii 527

s.

1enemy, the wicked
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  li advers serunt dampné E oianz (=those who listen to Solomon) deit [sic] estre salvé  1635
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