absorber1 (c.1135)

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absorber1 (c.1135)

[ FEW: 24,55b absorbere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,216c assorber; TL: 1,605 assorber 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  absorber; TLF:  absorber; OED:  absorb v. / absorpt a.; MED:  absorpt ppl.; DMLBS: 9b absorbere ]
absorbir,  asorbir  


1to swallow up
( c.1135; MS: 1267-68 )  (The devil in the form of a dragon) Le cors de toi asorbesist  369 (A)
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Terre s’entreoverit si absorbit le gluton  240
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