cester1 (c.1185)

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cester1 (c.1185)

[ FEW: 2/i,41b caespitare; Gdf: 2,26c cester; GdfC: ; TL: 2,147 cester; DEAF:  cester; DMF:  cester; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 239b caespitare ]
ceister;  ceestre;  sester;  cecer,  cesser, 
p.pr. castans  ii 97  


1to trip, stumble
( c.1185 )  Mais li destrers suz lui fleschist E cesta entre deus bussuns  8005
( MS: s.xiii1 )  neque sespitanti: (R) ne cestaunt (var. cessant (J)MS: s.xiii1; sestaunt (D)MS: s.xiii1)  242.63
( c.1250; MS: 1307-25 )  Garszoun ou garce li (=the toddler) deit suire Qu’il ne cece (M.E. stomble) ne chece (M.E. falle) (var. ceste (A); cece (B)MS: s.xv1; cesse (O)MS: s.xv1; ceeste (T)MS: 1415-20)  19
( 1381-85; MS: s.xiv4/4 )  quant nous feusmes en point de ceestre (ou toumbler) nous avez duement en nostre estate redressé  395
( MS: s.xiii2 )  cespitanti: (C) cestaunt, stumbland (var. cestant, anglice stumbelant (D)MS: s.xiii/xiv)  ii 67
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