exciter (s.xiii2/4)

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exciter (s.xiii2/4)

[ FEW: 3,273b excitare; Gdf: 3,397c esciter; GdfC: 9,579c exciter; TL: 3,909 esciter; DEAF:  esciter; DMF:  exciter; TLF:  exciter; OED:  excite v.; MED:  exciten v.; DMLBS: 832c excitare ]
excitere,  exiter  

v.a.

1to incite, rouse
( 1397 )  le dit T. exita et procura un H.L. de pursuer et mover envers le dit suppliant diversez querelles  27
( 1402 )  a l’entent de exciter le pople et troubler en ceo cas cuntre lour seignur liege  vii 124
( 1406 )  ascuns, a l’instigacion de l’enemy, [...] erronousement & mauveisement ont excitez [...] le poeple  iii 583
( 1414 )  si ascune persone [...] ascun de eux (=jurors) procure, excite ou abbette de faire ascune chose a contrarie d’iceste ordinance [...]  iv 23
to urge on, encourage
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Ceo moz de l’apostle partinent a nus gent de religion. Veez, fet il, a quey vus estes apelee. E ço dist il pur nus exciter a perfection  4.5
( 1323-25 )  [...] qe les attillours de la terre [...] soyent excitez d’overer espletalment  66
( 1340 )  W.T. q’ad deligalment pursui vos bosoignes et exitez l’esploit d’icelles  ii 122
( c.1383; MS: s.xivex )  vous empry [...] q’exciter voilliez mon dit piere pur aoyter ma porcione  403
( 1420 )  supplier, mover et exciter [...] le roy [...] de retourner et venir en cest roialme  iv 125

p.p.

1stirred up
( c.1340; MS: s.xiv2 )  je say bien qe mon tresreverent piere [...] est malement excité devers moy  317.25
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