envoler (s.xii1/3)

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envoler (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 14,604a volare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,496b envoler; TL: 3,736 envoler; DEAF: ; DMF:  envoler; TLF:  envoler (s'); OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1471b involare ]


1to fly, go flying (into the air)
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Amistunte est une piere, Si est de mult dure manere. Ki od fusil desur ferra, E fu e flambe en volera (l. envolera?)  209.148
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  A l’abesser des espiés envolent les asteles  3085
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  feri tiel coup en le haterel le feloun qe ambedeux les eux lui envolerent de la teste  209.28


1to fly (away)
( c.1270; MS: s.xivin )  [...] As oiseus que parmi le cel sunt volant (var. (Y: 1310-30) parmi le cel s'envolent)  1146 (var.)
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  (the Scot) En enfuant s’envole al vent cum fet la paylle  ii 246
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