burnir (s.xii2/4)

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burnir (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 15/i,309a *brun; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,389c brunir; TL: 1,1181 brunir; DEAF:  brun (brunir); DMF:  brunir; TLF:  brunir; OED:  burnish v. / brown v.; MED:  burnishen v. / brounen v.; DMLBS: 227c burnire /227c burnisare ]
burnier;  bornir,  bourner;  bruner,  brunir; 
p.p. burné,  burni,  burnois,  burnut; 
p.p. borni,  bourné; 
p.p. bruné,  bruni,  brunit  


1to burnish, polish
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  (God) Puis les (=saints) burnist e desoscure  3014


1to gleam, shine
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Par tut burnient espees e healmes  610


1gleaming, shining, burnished
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  La bataille est e merveillose e grant; Franceis i fierent des espiez brunisant  1621


1gleaming, shining, burnished
( s.xii2/4; MS: c.1200 )  Adamas est clere cume cristal, mais que ele ad colur de fer brunit  97.I.2
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  les healmes burnois (:foics=fois)  3784
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  une grant temple [...] de fin or burnir  249.166
( 1347 )  Jeo devys [...] les coverturs burnutz de plate qui sount pour mon destrer  i 43
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