esfowir (s.xii1)

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esfowir (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,663b fodere; Gdf: 3,12b effouir /3,455a esfoir 1; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1040 esföir 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  effouir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 752c effodere 1 ]
effoir,  effouir,  effowir  


1to dig up, exhume
( 1216-25; MS: 1307-15 )  Le cors ausi le rey Haraud fist effoir hors de Westmouster e en Tamise geter  114.11
( 1216-25; MS: 1307-15 )  l'abbé Eiluuard le fist effowir et trova le cors tut enter  80.29


1to dig up, destroy
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Esfowed, esfowed (Latin: Effodite, effodite) juske al fundement de li  244.CXXXVI.7
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