[mestraire] (s.xii3/3)

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[mestraire] (s.xii3/3)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 13/ii,178a trahere; Gdf: 5,309c mestraire; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1705 mestraire; DEAF: ; DMF:  métraire; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
mestreire,  mestrere  


1gamesto move (a piece) the wrong way
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Ja erent li merel (=merel, counter in game called merels) mestreit (=things will go badly)  1598


1also_fig.to shoot badly, miss
( 1260-70; MS: s.xiv1 )  ceoli qe malveise mein ad Sovente feize mestrerra  1122
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  il ne voit sa mein mestrere Que ele vousist de rien mesfaire  1152
maltraire  mestrait  traire 
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