engrever (s.xiii2/4)

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engrever (s.xiii2/4)

[ FEW: 4,261b gravare; Gdf: 3,182a engrever; GdfC: ; TL: 3,411 engrever; DEAF: G1364 grever (engrever); DMF:  engrever; TLF: ; OED:  engrieve v.; MED:  engreven v.; DMLBS: 1371c ingravare 1 ]


1to oppress
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  les felones pensent touz jours coment il poent les simples gentz enginer (var. (B: c.1330) engrever) e meffer  68
( 1400 )  ils sont […] en poynt […] d’estre destruez […] par lour ennemys […] si assiduelment les engrevantz noet et jour  272
to crush, get the better of
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Kar seinte tens e seint liu, ure e (l. urer ? = praying, prayer) en ordré manere engrevent mut le pecché  574.30
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