refermer (s.xiii1/3)

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refermer (s.xiii1/3)


[ FEW: 3,574a firmare; Gdf: 6,715b refermer; GdfC: 10,515c refermer; TL: 8,554 refermer; DEAF:  fermer (rafermer); DMF:  refermer; TLF:  refermer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2705b refirmare ]

v.a. re-fortify, reinforce again
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Com ses chastels out refermé E les citez renovelé [...]  3201
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Huge Tyrel vers Trim ala, Sa forcelette referma, Pus l’ad gardé par grant honur  3337
( s.xivin; MS: 1312-40 )  s'en ala a Blanchevyle e fist refermer e partut amender le chastiel  36.11
2to reaffirm, confirm
( 1327 )  Item prie la comune qe l'estat du roialme soit auxi enterement tenu et refermé a nostre seigneur le roi  121.15
3to close, shut (again)
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii1 )  Lur beneiçun tuz li dunerent E puis la porte refermerent  1714
raffermer  fermer#2 
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