cuiturer (c.1240)

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cuiturer (c.1240)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *2/ii,1166a coquere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  quitter v.1; MED:  quitteren v.; DMLBS: ]

This verbal derivation of the substantive cuiture is unique to Anglo-Norman, but a cognate form is found in English about a century later.

v.n. suppurate, become purulent, fill with pus
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  E quant la plaie quiture, si metez un drap sech en la plaie jesque la plaie seit desechié. [...] E des icel jor que la plaie comence a quiturer desque ele soit desechié i devez metre un neir oignement  i 48.ix


1med.suppurated, purulent
( 1266-1300; MS: c.1300 )  si cum [aposte]me, plaie cuituré anchie[nne]  92.715
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