charmer (s.xiii1)

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charmer (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,379b carmen; Gdf: 2,74c charmer; GdfC: 9,51b charmer; TL: 2,269 charmer; DEAF:  charmer; DMF:  charmer; TLF:  charmer; OED:  charm v.1; MED:  charmen v.; DMLBS: 283c carminare ]

v.a. charm, put a spell on
( MS: s.xiiiex )  carminor gallice: charmer  ii 161
( MS: s.xiv1 )  E puis que le plum seit charmee que il ne touche al tere  88.28 charm, render immune
( MS: s.xv )  Cest charme […] qe seint Gabriel porta […] pur charmer crestiens de verme, de festre […]  90.40 use as a charm
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Ki […] ambedeus (=the stone and plant heliotrope) savroit charmer, Devant vos toz porroit aler […], Un seul de vos ne l’i veroit  181.765
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