balaier (s.xii3/3)

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balaier (s.xii3/3)

[ FEW: 1,232b *banatlo; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,277a balaier; TL: 1,811 balaier; DEAF:  balai (bailaier); DMF:  balayer; TLF:  balayer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 177c baleare ]
balaer,  baleer,  baleier,  baler,  baloer  

v.a._and_v.n.

1to sweep
( c.1250; MS: 1415-50 )  baleier (M.E. swepyn)  (B) 99v
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv1 )  Pensum la chaumbre baloer, Et peus de beaux dras encortinere  189
( MS: s.xiiiex )  scopo: balaier  ii 169
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  [...] quant ele monde ensemble la ordure e balaie pur netter sa meson  69.12
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  d’un bone balaise bien baler (var. balaier (C)MS: s.xivex)  99
fig.(of tongue) to wave about
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Li membre me defaillent tuit, E ma lenge baleie a grant bruit. Mi oil tresturnent  251.118

sbst._inf.

1sweeping, cleansing
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  le baleer de ma meson  101
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