purceindre (s.xii1)

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purceindre (s.xii1)

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[ FEW: 2,680a cingere; Gdf: 6,283a porceindre; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1478 porceindre; DEAF:  ceindre (porceindre); DMF:  pourceindre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2193a percingere /2383b praecingere /2480c procingere ]
porçaindre,  porceindre,  purcaindre  


1to gird, encircle
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  E tu purceinsis mei de vertut a bataile, e supplantas les esdrechanz encuntre mei desuz mei  21.XVII.43
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Et ces rains dait aver purçaint Ke luxure sait en luy estaint  1355
to encompass, surround completely
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Occean, ço est la mer grand, La terre clot en purceignant  380
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  (like an egg, the world is surrounded by a shell:) Issi porcent le mund  69
to surround, encircle
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  un vessel d'areim tuit en estant [...] Dis teises out de lé e cinc de cros, A listes d'or qui purceignent dehors. Entre les listes sunt les entailleures [...]  (E) 12830
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  ti (=Jerusalem's) enemi te colerunt E de paluz te purceindrunt  138rb38


1to gird oneself
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 )  Nostre Sire regnad, bealté ad vestud li Sire fortece e purceinst sei (var. (P: s.xii4/4) purceist) (Latin: praecinxit se)  136.XCII.1
ceindre#1  preceint  pur#1  purceint 
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