surfaire (s.xiii3/4)

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surfaire (s.xiii3/4)


[FEW: 3,350b facere; Gdf: 7,530c sourfaire; GdfC: 10,730b surfaire; TL: 9,894 sorfaire; DEAF:  faire (sorfaire); DMF:  surfaire; TLF:  surfaire; OED:  surfeit v.; MED:  surfeten; DMLBS: ]
sourefaire;  surfeire,  surfere  


1to exaggerate, overdo
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 ) Le mestre keu la dame qe atire sa viaunde, Mal Usage ad a noun, qe surfeit trop demaunde: Chose qe purreit sufire si la fet trop graunde  530


1to overindulge, be excessive
( MS: s.xiii3/4 ) (causes of infertility in women:) [...] home est de freide nature Ki al derain sourefera E la semence s’avauncera (='will be ejaculated prematurely')  22ra
( 1360-79; MS: s.xivex ) la quarte fille de Gule, q’ad noun Superfluité [...] qe tous les jours surfait, Sibien en boire q’en manger  8330
faire#1  sur#2  surfait#1  surfaitous  surfaiture 
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