chaucher (s.xii1)

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chaucher (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,62b calcare; Gdf: 2,93a chauchier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,321 chauchier; DEAF: ; DMF:  chaucher; TLF:  côcher; OED:  cauk v.1; MED:  cauken v.; DMLBS: 241b calcare ]
calcher,  calcer;  cauker  


1to trample
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  il ad revilé les calchanz mei (Latin: conculcantes me)  97.LVI.3
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  les granz seinz hommes chauche e defule de ses piez  136.5
2orn.zool.(of birds) to tread, copulate with
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  Gelyne est caukee (M.E. trodyn)  848


1to tread
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Sur le serpent e le basilisc calcheras (Latin: calcabis) , tu defalteras le liun e le dragun  169.XC.13
( s.xivin; MS: 1382 )  F[emme] cauke (M.E. tredith) quant fait glebe  133
2to bathe, be immersed
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Que chalcet (Latin: calcet) li tuens piez en sanc  115.LXVII.24
3to fall (?)
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Pur ceo le firent (=oiled their hands) […] Ke le cop calçast (l. chaist?) plus legerement  157.266
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