enangler (1190-93)

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enangler (1190-93)

[ FEW: 24,572b angulus /1,96b angulus; Gdf: 3,82b enangler; GdfC: ; TL: 3,165 enangler; DEAF: ; DMF:  enangler; TLF: ; OED:  en-, prefix1 (enangle v.); MED:  enanglen v.; DMLBS: ]


1to corner
( 1344 )  les enanglerent issint q’ils ne purreint eschaper  18 Ed III 199
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  ne finera tantqe il eit le renard tant chacee [...] q’il soit enanglez  104
chessgamesto put in a corner, mate (?)
( MS: s.xiiim )  Adam [...] Esteit cum un grant reis en cest eschecker. Li diebles par III faus tres cest reis enangla E lui dist un echek e issi la mata  16


1to hide in a corner
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  li serf Dé lors s’enanglot Dedenz la croute  10687


1concealed, tucked away
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  En mer ert cel liu enanglé, Mult bien enclos e bien fermé  1897
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