affecter (c.1275)

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affecter (c.1275)

[ FEW: 24,246a affectare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,39a affecter; TL: 1,176 afeceter; DEAF: ; DMF:  affecter; TLF:  affecter; OED:  affect v.1 / affect v.2; MED:  affecten v.1 / affecten v.2; DMLBS: 47b affectare ]
affeter;  affeeter;  feter  


1to affect, change
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  (Saint Francis) Par taunt (=miracle) affeeta sun (=an oppressive knight's) curage. Par la pyté de duz Fraunceys Devynt deboner e curteys  7599
2to seek after, be attracted to
( s.xiv2; MS: c.1400 )  ententifment cerchoms qui a nos corps, quei a nos almes puet accorder, quel chose ils purront franchement s[a]unz offens affecter, ou qe deliter (Latin: quid corporibus, quid animabus nostris conveniat, quid appetere, quove delectare ac sine offensa valeant)  56


1to attach oneself to
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  le count mareschal fu lee de s’affeter (var. se feter (T)MS: s.xiv3/4) au roi et le fist son heir  348.9
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