esporoner2 (1174-75)

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esporoner2 (1174-75)

[ FEW: 17,186a *sporo; Gdf: 3,525b esperoneor; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
esperuner,  esporuner,  espuruner  

v.a. spur
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  lur chevals espurunent  316


1to spur on
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  A l’ainz qu’il pot espuruner s’en part de la justise  783
( c.1185 )  Melander vent esperonant  9841
2to drive, apply pressure
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Kar quant li fel plus espurune Li biensuffrant plus se curune  3656

v.refl. spur on
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Et si ad coilie la lance, fierement s’est esporonee  1231

( MS: c.1250 )  exulceratus: redois u esperuné  I 417


( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  N’esparnist pas l’espuruner, Ne le cheval le tost aler  1857
( MS: c.1200 )  D'espuruner pas ne se fainnent, A mut grant anguisse l'atainent  (G2) 53
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