assurdir (s.xii1)

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assurdir (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 12,454a surdus; Gdf: 1,450b assordir; GdfC: 8,217b assourdir; TL: 1,605 assordir; DEAF: ; DMF:  assourdir; TLF:  assourdir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
asourder  

v.a.

1pathol.med.to make deaf
( MS: 1330-40 )  (wife’s lover speaking) Mes qui m’enseignast la medicine Par quei ele (=spying old crone) fust asourdee, Je l’en donasse grant soudee […] Quar […] si a par tro clere l’oreyle  16.82

v.refl.

1fig.to turn a deaf ear
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  A la mei lerme ne te assurdisses (Latin: obsurdescas)  68.XXXVIII.14

p.p._as_a.

1pathol.med.deaf
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Kar nus eimes tuz asurdiz Quant n’amum oir les Deu diz  143ra37
surd#1 
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