essuier (c.1170)

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essuier (c.1170)

[ FEW: 3,322a exsucare; Gdf: 3,582b essuier; GdfC: 9,555b essuier; TL: 3,1319 essuier; DEAF: ; DMF:  essuyer; TLF:  essuyer; OED:  sew v. 3; MED: ; DMLBS: 870c exsucare ]
essuer;  essiuger;  esuer,  esuier;  ensuer;  assuer;  asuer,  asueer,  asuier  

v.a.

1to dry
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  lor dras ke moillé sunt cummencent essuier  123
( 1396; MS: s.xivex )  luy donne de l’yauue a laver ses mains, et luy apporte un longre de les essuer  43.24
to wipe
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  (a wine stain) Jamais ne iert osté par laver, Par asuer ne par parer  105.22
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  vus serrez esueiez (Latin: mundabimini) de tutes vos suileures  i 8
( 1430; MS: s.xv2/4 )  pus le cotel bel assuez, Ke il ne soit de la char enbruez  (P) 62

p.p._as_a.

1dried, dry
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  estuppe esuee [...] Tant tost cum est el feu mise, De legier i est esprise  8819
ressuier 
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