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  

v.a.

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

v.n.

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

v.refl.

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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