[sifler] (c.1135)

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[sifler] (c.1135)

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[FEW: 11,566b sibliare; Gdf: 2,124a chifler; GdfC: 10,674a siffler; TL: 9,642 sifler; DEAF:  siffler; DMF:  siffler; TLF:  siffler; OED:  siffle n.; MED:  siflen v.; DMLBS: 3066b sibilare]
chifler,  cifflier,  cifler,  ciphler,  siffler,  siflir,  siflyr ,  schifler  (ms. eschifler)
Ind.Pr.3 sule (l. sifle)  

v.a.

1soundto whistle
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  pria qu'il ly vodreynt soffryr sifler une note  16.33

v.n.

1soundrept.(of serpent or similar) to hiss
( c.1135; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  dragun [...] Curuça sei et si sifla  315
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  quant leon, forment fremir, e sifler quant il fust serpent  8505
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Chate mimoune, cerpent cifle (M.E. cisses)  254
( s.xivin; MS: s.xv1 )  serpent cifflie (M.E. addere cissit)  6.13
soundorn.(of goose or similar) to hiss
( 1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Sicome l’enfant se tourne en voie, Et n’ose aler avant la voie Pour l’oue que luy sifflera  5511
2soundto whistle
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii1 )  En la chartre estuit, fortment prist a siflyr  173
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  Tant come il sifla, tut le plus de les chevalers e serjauntz furent decoupees  16.36
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Homme seriement sule (l. sifle)(M.E. wysteluth)  159

sbst._inf.

1 pathol. ringing (of the ear)
( c.1300; MS: s.xivin )  la dolor de la teste d'opilation del cervel ke vus conoistret par soniz e siffler en les orayles  ii 138
chufleis  chuffur  eschifler  resifler  sibler  sifle  siflement  siflet 
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