demier (s.xiiex)

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demier (s.xiiex)

[ FEW: 6/ii,73a mica; Gdf: 2,499c demier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1377 demier; DEAF: ; DMF:  démier; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to crumble
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  demiez tut en puldre  1691
2to cut to pieces
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  Georges sure fu liez E tut mort e demiez  515
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  l’espee de la parole Deu deables, pecchurs e vices detrenche e demie  i 12
( 1307-10 )  et le manaceront demieer a Neugate [...] tant qe par destrece [...] le fist granter  264.4


1to crumble (away)
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  La terre en l’ewe se demie  328
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