purquere (c.1150)

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purquere (c.1150)

[ hap]

[ FEW: 2/ii,1409a quaerere; Gdf: 6,306a porquerre; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1555 porquerre; DEAF:  querre (porquerre); DMF:  pourquérir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2522a proquaerere ]
porquere,  porquerre,  purquerre  

v.a.

1to seek out, search for
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Entre freres porquiert mellee Dunt eglise seit contorbee  10387
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  il veult en estrange terre Aler e lur sucurs purquerre  860
( 1371 )  les mariners en grante partie ont lessé cel labour et purquis lour vivres en autre manere  ii 307
2to wish upon, desire to cause to
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Mes li malveis, li adverser, [...] Li purquist une grant turmente  183.69

v.refl.

1to provide for oneself
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Kar si en esté ne se porqueort, Mes[a]aisez en iver ert  4157
parquere  purquerur  quere#1 
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