esclariser (1268)

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esclariser (1268)

[ FEW: 3,276b *exclaricire; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  esclarish v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to clarify, explain
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  De l’estat de la passiun E la manere e la reisun Asez esclaricé m’avez  5255
( 1310 )  Veez sy vous voletz esclariser coment il tient de vous  Ed II iii 29


1to clear
( s.xiv2; MS: s.xiv2 )  degettez le jus en les oilz e esclariceront  ii 219.46


1to clear, vindicate oneself
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  si (l. si se?) mette il en l’avandite juré de bien e de mal communement pur sey mesmes bien e leument esclariser  (A) 24
esclarcir  esclarifier 
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