estrainer (c.1150)

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estrainer (c.1150)

[ FEW: 12,295a strena; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,566c estreiner; TL: 3,1474 estrener; DEAF: ; DMF:  étrenner; TLF:  étrenner; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3210c strenare ]
estrener,  estrenner,  estriner,  estrever,  estriver  

v.a.

1to provide a foretaste of
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  De lor felonie achevee Esteit lor mort estrenee  1334
2to favour (with a gift), reward
( 1256; MS: c.1300 )  Jadis soleint la gent De Rome comunement En chescun meis le jor premer Partut grant feste celebrer, E chescun altre estreveit (l. estreneit) (var. estrivoit (l. estrinoit ) (G)MS: s.xivm; estriveit (l. estrineit ) (C)MS: c.1307-25) De acun dun ki li feseit Ke bon eur Deu lur donast Tant cum cel meis durast  523
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  tuit li bien dont nous estraine (=J.C.) En ceste vie  1289
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  Et se la doulceur de voz yeulx Ne consente que je ay l’estraine De vostre amour, j’aurai la mort soudaine; Adonques seront finez mes jours. Estreinez moy de cuer joious  65
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  (as a curse) vous m’avez malement deceu […]. Perot, de male estraine soiez vous estraygné  35.34

v.n.

1to begin
( MS: s.xiii1 )  inicio: (B) estrener  i 237
( MS: s.xiv1 )  initior: (A) estriner  i 390
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  iniciari: estrener  i 393
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