baailer (1121-35)

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baailer (1121-35)

[ FEW: 1,281b bataculare; Gdf: 1,543b baaillier; GdfC: 8,263a baailler; TL: 1,786 bäaillier; DEAF:  baaillier; DMF:  bâiller; TLF:  bâiller; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
baailler,  baallier,  baaler,  baaller;  baeler,  baeiler,  baeiller;  baoiller;  bailer,  bailler;  baler,  balier,  baliier  


1to open the mouth, gape
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Cetus (=a whale) ad tel nature Que quant il volt manger, Cumence a balier [...] Que li petit peissun [...] En sa buche enterunt  1944
( MS: s.xii )  ossitat: balet, gaspin  i 32
( MS: s.xiii )  oscitavit: in gallico baala  i 244
to yawn (as an expression of tiredness)
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  (the supposedly dead child) les oilz uverid e set foiz baeilad  181
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Par trop veiller hom baal (M.E. gones)  289
emotionto gasp (as an expression of strong emotion)
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  qui oist le felon crier et le veist escaucherrer, denz reguinier, braz degeter, jambes estendre et recorber sovent sangloter et baallier  ii 327.589
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