avoltrer1 (c.1150)

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avoltrer1 (c.1150)

[ FEW: 24,185b adulterare; Gdf: 1,541c avoutrer; GdfC: ; TL: 1,781 avoutrer; DEAF: ; DMF:  avoutrer; TLF: ; OED:  adulter v.; MED:  avoutren v.; DMLBS: 35a adulterare ]
avoiltrer,  avoiltrier,  avultrer  


1to sully, debase (by sexual activity)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  ki avoiltret sun mari [...] Sun queor est dedenz [...] Tot orz de luxsurie  7241
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  Ne soit ja s’amie avulteez (l. avultrez) od tanz des morteals pecchez, si tost come ele retorne a lui il l’ad fet novele pucele  288.29


1to commit adultery
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  tout fust ele a l’home espousee ele […] se porreit avoltrer od altre homme  288.4
fig.to commit adultery, be unfaithful
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Le mal que Sodome out ovré Fud a poi de mal en certé Vers que Jerusalem pechat Ki d'eresie s'avoiltrat  4518


( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Fornicatur ne avultrant Del ciel n’averunt tant ne quant  71va31
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