braidif (s.xii3/4)

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braidif (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 1,491b *brag-; Gdf: 1,717c braidif; GdfC: ; TL: 1,1110 braidif; DEAF:  braidir (braidif); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
bredif,  bresdif,  brandif, 
pl. braidés)  

a.

1vigorous, spirited
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  De pailles sunt covert ly bon cheval bredis (var. braidis (P)MS: c.1310)  2129
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  Quatres Escoz ad puis pris, Ki furent fors, [fers] e bresdis (var. hardiz (W)MS: s.xivin)  7306
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Les chivals de chevestres serrount muselés, Kar ils sont breydifs (var. braidés (O)MS: s.xivm)  342

s.

1horseszool.spirited horse
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Abessent les espiés e brochent les brandis  7416
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