desmentir3 (s.xii3/4)

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desmentir3 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,37b dementare; Gdf: 2,610c desmentir; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1647 desmentir; DEAF: ; DMF:  démentir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
 

v.a.

1to shatter
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Trenche le braz destre, l’aubert ly desment  4123
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Si feri le paien sus el heaume lusent, Ke le coing abati e trestut le desment  3399
( c.1185 )  Ainz ad le bon osberc safré Desmenti e desclavelé  8564
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Le colp sur l’espalle descendi, Mainte maille i dementi, En la char nue pas ne feri  10402

v.refl.

1to be shattered
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le blanc haubert maillé del cop se dementi  3038
2to be diminished
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Kar l’ewe est a tutdis ardant, E la puur horrible e grant, E le froit tutdis ensement; L’un par l’autre ne se desment  1436

p.p._as_a.

1defeated, humiliated
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  (at the sight of the miracle) Nes Abraham, li esbaiz, Ki ert si vilment desmentiz, Eschinna de joie [...] e bel li fu, Qu’il ert sifaitement vencu  264.302
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