emblanchir (s.xii1)

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emblanchir (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 15/i,142b *blank /1,395b blank; Gdf: 3,31b emblanchir; GdfC: ; TL: 3,47 emblanchir; DEAF: ; DMF:  emblanchir; TLF: ; OED:  emblanch v.; MED:  emblaunchen v.; DMLBS: ]
emblancher;  emblancir;  enblanchier,  enblanchir,  enblauncher,  enblaunchir,  enbloncher  

v.a.

1to whiten, make white
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Laveras mei, e sur neif serai emblancit  50.8
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  sur neif serai emblanchiz (Latin: dealbabor)  89.L.8
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  suz ciel n’est lavendiere Ki l’enblanchist (=wine-stained cloth in pyx) en tel manire  106.76
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  veez une linge toaille a une foiz par une soule laveure de eaue estre bien enblanchie?  78.14
to bleach
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  ceux qi enblaunchisent quirs a escient des bestes emblez  i 179
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Qui purra purger quivre de ordure et del purture dunt il est puant et enblanchir la, leger li seroyt de convertir en argent  386.38
( MS: s.xiv1 )  […] bone pur roigne e pur enblauncher la pel  73.612
fig.to inflame, kindle to white heat
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  e kuantke enlume vostre entendement en conisaunce de verité; e kuantke enblaunche (var. enflambe) vostre affection en fervier de charité  23.15

v.n.

1to turn white
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  En gel la rusee enblanchist  1766
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Li sancs k’avant les teint, plus ke laitz emblanchi  1545
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Attendez come enblanchist Le piz, e de sanc enruvist Le costé del duz Jhesu Crist  5581
( MS: s.xiv1 )  le pinoun de nes enblaunchera  64
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  caneo: (T) enblanchir  ii 32

p.p._as_a.

1white
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Plus l’eim (=the pilgrim’s cloak) ke peleiçun d’ermine enblanchi  477
whited
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  la blanchur de nostre char [...] K’est iceo [...] Fors sepulture enblanchie?  246.326
white-robed
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Tei lowed li enblanchiz (Latin: candidatus) oz des martirs  281.9
sel alkali emblanchi
alkali
blanchir 
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