roeler1 (1171-74)

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roeler1 (1171-74)


[ FEW: 10,501a rotella; Gdf: 7,219c roeler; GdfC: 10,596b rouler; TL: 8,1378 röeler; DEAF:  roëller; DMF:  rouler 1; TLF:  rouler; OED:  roll v.2; MED:  rollen v.2; DMLBS: ]
roller,  roueler,  rouller;  rueler  

Despite a different etymology and semantic field, some spelling variants (roller and rouller) suggest some contamination with rouler1 (‘to roll out’, from *rotulare) and roiler1(‘to roll (one’s eyes)’, from *roticulare).


1to roll, move by rolling or rotating
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  qui roelet piere cuntremunt, il le revertirat a lui  4799
( MS: s.xiiim )  metez le malade sor une table sovin e roellez le amont e aval desi a ce ke les boueus seient revenuz en lor propre liu  i 142
( a.1399; MS: a.1399 )  et rolleront tonayls de vine hors de soun celer  141.30


1to roll, move by rolling or rotating
( c.1180; MS: s.xiii2 )  la pume [...], si ele cheit desuz le fust amer, Ja ne savera tant rueler, Que al mordre ne seit recunue Desur quel arbre ele est crue  304.36
roeler envirun
1to revolve, rotate
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Jesu Crist ruera En enfern al jugement tut pur veirs Ceus ke en ceste vie aveient les quers Pesaunt e dur e par avarice ardaunt, E roullerent envirun par coveitise grant Cume muele =millstone pur quere richesces a plentez  3547
roeler sur
1gambling(of dice) to make roll, land on
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  Li dé serunt mult tost sur ambes as =double one turné Qui unt esté sovent sur sines =double six ruelé  5845

1rolling, moving by rotating
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  Pierre rouelant ne quielt mosse  8.138
roe#1  roé  roele#1  roelette  roer#1  roer#2  roet#1  rote#2 
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