essaimer (s.xiiex)

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essaimer (s.xiiex)

[ FEW: 11,55b sagina; Gdf: 3,564c essaimer; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1289 essäimer; DEAF: ; DMF:  essaimer 2; TLF: ; OED:  enseam v. 1; MED:  enseimen v.; DMLBS: 804a essaimare ]
esseimer;  assaimer  

v.a. enseam, cleanse (a hawk)
( MS: 1272-82 )  Quant il ert permuez et ben ferm, dounke l’essaimez issi  104D strip
( s.xiiex; MS: c.1300 )  Cil ki cel delit trop eime De duçur sun quer esseime  1026
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