danter (c.1136-37)

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danter (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 3,132a domitare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,409a donter; TL: 2,2026 donter; DEAF: ; DMF:  dompter; TLF:  dompter; OED:  dompt v. / daunt v.; MED:  daunten v.; DMLBS: 719c domitare ]


1to overcome, subjugate
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  fist lur maint envaiement, [En] quinze jurs les dantad  3195
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  Sa char d’abstinence dantot  15624
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Lessez la reine a reclamer, Ke poet danter vent & mer  187.48
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  ben overer vigerusement E daunter la char par gref labur  2157
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  deable e munde veintre e la char daunter  4017
horsesequit.to tame, break in
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  (the horse:) Cruels est e mut orguillus E nient dantez  267.84
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1300 )  Metez lui (=the donkey) chevestre [...] Si la danterez; E frein en la gule  969
2to train
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  Les unes (=children and servants) peot l’em daunter par aprise  25
acad.to educate
( 1163-70; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  S’alure esteit si ordenee Cum s’ele en cloistre fust dantee  910


1to control itself
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Cuer deboner par sey se daunte  425.7
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