espessir (c.1150)

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espessir (c.1150)

[ FEW: 12,199a spissus; Gdf: 3,527b espessier; GdfC: 9,543b espessir; TL: 3,1237 espoissir /3,1235 espoissier; DEAF: ; DMF:  épaissir / épaisser; TLF:  épaissir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3164b spissare ]
espesser;  espesceir,  espescir,  espesir;  espeisier,  espisser,  eçpesser;  epessir;  aspessir;  enpeiser  

v.a.

1to thicken
( s.xivin )  e pus festes temprer ové oue let des alemaundes espessé  865.23

v.n.

1to thicken
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiii2 )  E pur ceo [...] espessisent la buche des veines [...] e de ceo se estendent e en emflent  153.181
( MS: s.xiiiex )  denseo: espesser  ii 162
to grow thick, oppressive
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Truble li tens, l’air epessist  (D) 2868
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Le ciel lur comence a nercir E les nues forment a espessir  9052
to thicken, increase in numbers
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xiii )  Aprés lui espessist le rangs De chevaliers  (Str1) 1247
2to grow more violent
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Mut est enpeisez (vars. espese l. espesé ? (B)MS: s.xivin; espés (D)MS: s.xivm) li turneiz  6163

v.refl.

1to grow dark
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  El seir obscur, quant avesprout E la nut alques s’espeisout  4614

p.p._as_a.

1thickened
( s.xiii2/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Tant seit quit e tant boilli Ke il seit tut aspessi  1359
overgrown
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  [...] la terre ki ert maleite e d’espines espeisie  99.78
reinforced
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Puis qu’il fu el pais venuz e repairiez, Par vostre terre vait de granz genz espeisiez  5067

sbst._inf.

1thickening
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  tant les laissiez boillir desque il venge a l’espesir  i 69
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