neger1 (1136-37)

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neger1 (1136-37)

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[ FEW: 7,154a nivicare; Gdf: 5,485a negié; GdfC: 10,196b negier; TL: 6,576 neiger; DEAF: ; DMF:  neiger; TLF:  neiger; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1918a nivescere ]
negier,  negger,  neeger  

v.n. snow
( 1136-37; MS: s.xiv1 )  ploveit, negout,(var. (D: s.xiiex) negad) e si gelout e fesait freit  1958
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Il levat sus, si me siwi. Il out negez, si me trazat  721
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 )  Mes en yver veoms negger (M.E. snowe)  744
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  Ou gele ou negge ou pluit ou vent  13736
blanc cum neif negee
1meteo.colourwhite as the driven snow
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  blancs cum neif negee  2649
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Quaunt la poudre ert bele et delié Et blaunche come neif negié  194
( MS: s.xiiiex )  La pudre iert bele e deliee E blanche come neif que est negee  275
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