diversefier (1268)

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diversefier (1268)

[ FEW: 3,107a diversus; Gdf: 2,731a diversefier; GdfC: 9,398b diversifier; TL: 2,1966 diversefier; DEAF: ; DMF:  diversifier; TLF:  diversifier; OED:  diversify v.; MED:  diversifien v.; DMLBS: 704c diversificare ]
diversefiier,  diversifier,  deversefier  


1to vary, change
( c.1300; MS: s.xv2 )  c’est a dire que les passions de l’aulme font le cors changier et ses muevemens diversefiier  311
(TBD)  Ausi solonc les quatre divers tens devez diversifier vos emplastres  164.114


1to be variable
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Car le solail neissant ou le jour creissant est a demander si il est a diversifier, si il deit joir del un e del autre  151.11
( c.1300; MS: s.xv2 )  Les pommes grenates diversefient en savour, mais les aigres font plus a prisier [...]  303


1to be different, have more than one interpretation
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  La passiun en bone fei Si esteit tres bone en sei, Mes le fet se deversefieit (var. diversefyet), Kar en plusurs persones esteit  5183
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