mesgarder (c.1165)

Browse the Dictionary

    Loading...

Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

mesgarder (c.1165)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 17,519a *wardôn; Gdf: 5,283b mesgarder; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1637 mesgarder; DEAF: G184 garder (mesgarder); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
 

v.a.

1to guard, protect poorly
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Quant li of esteit depesciez [...] Si li cumença [a] enquere Pur quei ot l'of si mesgardé  220.25

v.refl.

1to expose oneself to danger, be off one's guard
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  [...] occient Ysbosech, ceo est la espirit assoté; en un someil nonchalerus mesgarde sei memes paront il est occis  36.19
garder#1  mesgarde 
This is an AND2 Phase 3 (I/Y-M) entry. © 2008-2012 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
mesgarder