esgarer (s.xii¼)

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esgarer (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 17,536b *warôn; Gdf: 3,465c esgarer; GdfC: 9,528b esgarer; TL: 3,1065 esgarer; DEAF: ; DMF:  égarer; TLF:  égarer; OED:  egar v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esgarrer,  esguarer,  esguarrer;  egarer,  eguarer,  eguarrer;  eswarer, 
p.p.f. eguarede,  esguarethe  134  

v.n.

1to lose one’s way, wander
( 1148-64? ) Des la destruction de Troie si sunt mu[lz] genz espa[r]pailez e en altres regnes esguar[e]z  366
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  De penser si esgara [...] Par la forest va esguarant  4561

p.pr._as_a.

1waif, stray
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ici vinc par werec cum chaitif esgarant  1113

p.p._as_a.

1lost, not knowing the way
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Il [n’alerent] pas esgarez, Bien sorent tut cel pais  5534
lost, forsaken
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ne serez esgaré, Ne vus, ne nul d’icés k’od vus sunt arivé  175
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii1 )  Ki dedenz emfer maint [...] est esgarez e dolenz e chaitifs  62
wayward, gone astray
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii1 )  pecheresses esguarees  13
bereft, destitute
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  pas n’aveit granz fius ne autres heritez Qu’il lur peust duner; tant fu plus esguarez  2635
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  N’avrai confort se n’est par lui. Unques si esguaré ne fui!  (D) 2269
bewildered, perplexed
( MS: 1120-40 )  Ai atendude an la maisun tun pedra Ou tum laisas dolente ed eguarede  470
( c.1185 )  aprés tel enemyté, Dount tut le mund fust esgarrez, Sount par soul lur quers acordez  12293
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  La chaitive femme esguaree Ke mult par fu espunté  47r
( c.1305; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  (The ladies in their finery) Mult serront esgarrez, quant a la mort vendront  364
deserted, empty
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Od lui s’en vont tut li privé, Le chastel lessent esgaré  9968

p.p._as_s.

1destitute person, outcast
( 1216-25; MS: 1307-15 )  Les poveres soleit sustenir E les esguarez meintenir  110
( 1216-25; MS: 1307-15 )  Les pelerins sout herbergier E les esguariez conseilier  88
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  De peistre povres e vestir, Des esguarez bel herberger  99ra17

sbst._inf.

1losing one’s way
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  De l’esguarer n’i funt nient  1636
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