sustendre (1121-35)

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sustendre (1121-35)


[FEW: *3/i,196a tendere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  tendre 1 (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
susteindre,  sustindre  


1to raise, stretch upwards
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 ) Amalec [...] Vers Moyses prist guere. Moises li venquit Quant ses mains sustendit, E quant jus le meteit, Amalech le venqueit  2722
2lawto uphold
( 1399 ) [...] al entente de susteindre l'erroine jugement avantdit, et disheriter le dit Thomas et sez heirs en temps avenir  iii 435.111
3to set up, pitch
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 ) Eir est quantke vus vein veez, U vus ren funder (var. (R: s.xiv1/4) sustindre ) ne poez  1666 (var.)
sus#3  tendre#1 
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