desecher2 (s.xii3/4)

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desecher2 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: *11,582a siccare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
desechier,  desecker  

v.a. relieve the dryness of
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1245 )  Al chef purger e a la voiz esclarzir e al huvet desecher  111.25


1to cease to be dry
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  (the Tigris) enseche en yver e deseche en esté (var. Il desecke en yvern e (l. ne?) desecke en esté (P)MS: c.1310)  6839
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