balancer2 (c.1230)

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balancer2 (c.1230)

[ FEW: 1,362b bilanx; Gdf: 1,560a balancier; GdfC: 8,277c balancier; TL: 1,814 balancier; DEAF:  balance (balancier 1); DMF:  balancer; TLF:  balancer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to swing
( MS: c.1335 )  Donqe la (=old woman) demeynent a dolour, Quar la corbaille balauncerent. De tref en autre la launcerent  iii 160.225


1to swing (of a balance)
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Le sime (=sign of the Zodiac) est Libre [...]; Si cum la peisse uel balance, Ne l’un ne retret ne l’altre avance, Si sunt nuit e jur parigal  2383
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