desclower (1190-93)

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desclower (1190-93)

[ FEW: 2/i,770b clavus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,323a descloer; TL: 2,1507 desclöer; DEAF: ; DMF:  déclouer; TLF:  déclouer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 679c disclavare ]


1to unnail
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  qant ils avoyent desclowés ses piés et ses mayns [...]  110.8
to knock the nails out of
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  se peine de martelier, Kar l’us volt fraindre e descloer  3144
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