defroter (c.1150)

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defroter (c.1150)

[ FEW: 3,786b frictare; Gdf: 2,469b defroter; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1300 defroter; DEAF: ; DMF:  défrotter; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 594c defricare ]
 

v.refl.

1to rub oneself
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  cels qui unt cele maladie se defrotent e degratunt tuz jorz  i 86
se defroter de
1to rub off, remove
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  Atant dementres [s']est alé defroter De memes cele herbe (=dye as disguise) ke il out achaté  2997

sbst._inf.

1rubbing
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Fripers, estendeilliers, baailz, De pleindre sei, des defroter  (ms. del defroter), Des oilz ovrir, del chef grater  6193
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