afamer1 (1121-25)

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afamer1 (1121-25)

[ FEW: 3,406b fames; Gdf: 1,129a afamer 1; GdfC: 8,38b afamer; TL: 1,174 afamer; DEAF: ; DMF:  affamer; TLF:  affamer; OED:  affamish v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
p.p. afamé,  afamet; 
p.p. esfamé; 
p.p. enfami  


1to starve out
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Puis prenge un chen lied, [...] Ki ben seit afamee  1587
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Si se rendet a lui -- u il ert afamet  (O) 5096
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  E il le burc par force ne puisse prendre, De tutes parz tant les assegerat, Od sun grant ost, qu’il les afamerat  (E) 16219 hunger after
( s.xiv2; MS: c.1400 )  moun coer celle ayme; […] m’alme ce enfayme  68


1to starve
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  il les deust faire afamer e il les faiseit abevrer  ii 9603
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E les berbiz afamer leissent  7994


( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  dunc vist il ben ke mult fu afamé  (D) 1055
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Celui ert chaitif e mesaisé, Feble de cors, tut afamé  10146
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  il tant afamez erent Ke li vivanz les morz mangerent  139rb9
starved (out)
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  S'il n'ad hastif sucurs, tut serrad afamez  1589
hungry, voracious
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Serpenz e granz dragons hidus i troverez, Tigres e unicornes, [e] lions affamez  4427
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Cum beste afamee Ki ne poet estre saulee  5569

1the starving (men)
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  bien sevent li afamet Que la les ad Deus destinet  795
( 1278 )  luy enfamis mandivent  (ed. mandment) luy pain de hous en hous  i 1
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