engacer (s.xiiiin)

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engacer (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: *24,129b *adaciare; Gdf: 3,162a engacier; GdfC: 8,44c agacer; TL: 3,369 engacier /1,203 agacier 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  agacer 1; TLF:  agacer; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to importune, press
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  l’enfant pourousement respunt. Par grant pour e par manace De sun pere, ke mult l’engace [...]  124
to harass, importune
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Li deable l’ad tant engacee K’ele ad hautement crié  1867
( s.xiiim; MS: c.1335 )  que Pieres seit occis ki tant nus vait agaçant par ces (=ses) paroles  107.31
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