escopir (s.xii1/3)

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escopir (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 21,321b cracher; Gdf: 3,422c escoper 1 /3,423a escopir 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,963 escoper /3,964 escopir; DEAF:  escopir; DMF:  escopir 1; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
escoper,  escouper;  eschoper;  oscuper;  scoper  

v.a.

1to spit upon
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Pur hunir crestiene fei Escopi l’orent el visage  146.129
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1 )  Al vis l’escoupent par despit  189
( MS: s.xiii2 )  despuat: eschopet  ii 3
( MS: 1272-82 )  (J.C.) Despoillés futes sovent [...] E vostre glorieuse face escoupé e bufeté  4
to spit out
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  El saint vis ke verrunt Venim escoperunt  312
( MS: s.xiiim )  Icist frere, par sa maladie, tussi, E flume de sa buche par tant escopi  514
( MS: s.xv )  vinegre vaut mult a seux qe oscupent sanc  172.E629

v.n.

1to spit
( MS: s.xiii )  spuo: escouper  173
( MS: s.xiii )  excreat: escoper  167
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Ausi ad il tusser (M.E. kouwe) e escouper (M.E. spete), Ruper (M.E. bolke), vomer (M.E. spywe) e esternuer (M.E. snese)  1093
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Escopissez(var. escopez (BN)MS: s.xivin) sour le mastin en mi liu de sa barbe  15.19

v._absol.

1to spit out
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Mais ewe freide i ad mester Pur ceste pere (which one is to hold in one's mouth) refreider. Soventefeiz en deit supeir E escopir e resupeir, Kar autrement eschaufereit La pere e sa buche ardreit  227.692

sbst._inf.

1spit, spittle
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  La flor de la virge vergete (= J.C.) Vils escopirs vilment degiete  792
escopir fors
1to spit out
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  il crache e escopit tot hors l’espece  187.21
fig.to spit out, utter
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Ki cele ordure (=foul language) escopist hors en les orilles de nule recluse, l’en deust sa bouche estoppir  68.19
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