desuser (1213)

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desuser (1213)

[ FEW: 14,70a usare; Gdf: 2,676c desuser; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1812 desuser; DEAF: ; DMF:  desuser; TLF: ; OED:  disuse v.; MED:  disusen v.; DMLBS: ]
desusier;  desoser  

v.a.

1to make no use of
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  ce ceux qi ount fraunchises [...] et ne ount mie juyses a teles fraunchises, par ount il ount teles fraunchises desuseez  i 79
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  lei voet qe cist perde sa franchise qi la desusera  187
( 1318 )  que les chartres des fraunchises grantés [...] soient confirmez ové la clause que s’il y eit point desusez de ceste houre enavant peusse estre usez  68
to disregard, neglect
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Li point qe defent qe rivers ne soient mises en defens est desusié  178
2to misuse, abuse
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Nus desusums (var. desosoms) totes ces creatures, e il les crie  20.60
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  as faus juges qi la lei desuserent par suffraunce des faussines  187
3to discredit
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  la fause recluse [... ] desuse e mesnote mouz de recluses  223.25

p.p._as_a.

1fallen into disuse
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  Or oi vertu esmerveillee, Del tens seint Pierre desusee, Qui sec a pié sus l’onde alot  41va
( MS: s.xiii1 )  absoletus gallice: desusé  ii 62
( 1318 )  et qe de chose annex a veuwe avaunt desusés (var. des useez) qe lirreit a nous a user les a nostre volunté  Ed II xxii 294
( 1321 )  qe si nul poynt de lour franchise ou usage fut desusé, qe eux le puissent user aprés  Ed II xxvi 255
2unskilled (in), unused (to)
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  un poy de bone gent ben enseignee de armes vaut plus en batayle e plus tost conquert victorie ke ne fet une grant multitude de gent desusee de armes  5.1
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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