branler (s.xii2/4)

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branler (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 15/i,247b brand 1; Gdf: 1,722b branler; GdfC: 8,368b branler; TL: 1,1124 branler; DEAF:  brant 1 (branler); DMF:  branler; TLF:  branler; OED:  brandish v. / brangle v.1; MED:  braundishen v.; DMLBS: ]


1to brandish, shake
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Quant l'oit Guenes, l'espee en ad branlie  499
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  De sun espiét la hanste en ad branlee  3327
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  braule (l. branle) sa lance  44.4


1to swing
( MS: s.xiii )  ocillo, -as: (A) pur branler  ii 52


1to bestir oneself
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  drecez vous; braulez (l. branlez) vous; levez sus en haut les eolz vers ciel  203.28
to rush about
( 1341 )  vous purretz [...] vous branler [...] par de cea, qe vous ne averez poair de perfourner vostre emprise  59

( c.1432 )  une salire d’or [...], et au pié deux vermailles et une piere branlant  C258
( 1433-34; MS: c.1449 )  xxixi perles plus menues, rondes et blanches branlans  B185
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