toiller (c.1292)

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toiller (c.1292)

toillier;  tuailler  

v.a.

1also_fig.to soil, befoul
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Cil ki ne unt lur cors soillé Par luxure ne toillé  508
( 1396; MS: c.1400 )  leur garnemens sont trestout moilliez e toilliez de boue  78
2to dispute, quarrel
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  Car si deus femmes toillauntes (var. qe toilent (M)MS: s.xivin; toillent (C)MS: s.xiv1/3; toillaunt (F)MS: s.xiv3/3) entour dowarie fuessent enveez en cristiene court...  ii 284
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