avesprer (c.1136-37)

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avesprer (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 14,346b vesper; Gdf: 1,523c avesprer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,732 avesprer; DEAF:  vespre (avesprer); DMF:  avêprer; TLF: ; OED:  advesperate v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 37b advesperare ]
avesperer,  avesprir;  envesprer,  envesprir;  evesprer,  esvesprer  

v.n.

1fig.to draw to a close
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E quant li siecles avesprat Ceine de sei Deus nus dunat  123ra21

v.impers.

1astron.timeto fall (of night)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Un jur, quant dreit fu avesprés  (ms. avent dreit avesprés), venu sont a Civile la citez  2967
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  Avynt qu’il avespry, e le tornoy pur la nuyt ne purra outre durer  9.17

p.pr._as_s.

1astron.timeevening, nightfall
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  L’endemain vindrent dreit siglant A Everwic a l’avesprant  5206
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  chescun jur en l’avesprant  8381

p.p._as_s.

1astron.timeevening, nightfall
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Tute jur unt tel dol mené Tres ke il fud a l’avespré  3574
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Metent lur eschargaytes contre l’avespree  597
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  unkes ne fine jeskes l’avespré  3455
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  mais mult serrad chier comparree, Ainz qu’il venge a l’avespree  7980

sbst._inf.

1astron.timeevening, nightfall
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  E trovent un chastel un poy avant l’avesprer  4897
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  quant vint a l’avesperer  1158
2astron.geog.West
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Ceste terre vers le avesprer Finist en occean la mer  1161
vesprer 
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