desavancer (c.1200)

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desavancer (c.1200)

[ FEW: 24,14a *abantiare; Gdf: 2,540a desavancier; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1473 desavancier; DEAF: ; DMF:  désavancer; TLF: ; OED:  disadvance v.; MED:  disavauncen v.; DMLBS: ]


1to defeat
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  La moche l’egle desavance  2767 set back, harm
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  si m’avance Ke de toi aie remembrance Quant grant dolour me desavance  776


1to hasten one’s demise
( c.1200; MS: s.xiiiin )  Huem se puet desavancir par armes, par bestes, par venim, par feu e par ewe  73.79
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