estrescer (c.1150)

Browse the Dictionary


Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

estrescer (c.1150)

[ FEW: 12,296b *strictiare; Gdf: 3,647b estrecier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1466 estrecier; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
estrescier,  estrecier,  estrecher;  estresser,  estressier  


1to narrow
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Les ostz passent outre quant tant sunt (=waters of the Tigris) estrecees  2851
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  commun chemin qe nul ne porra trestourner ne estrescer  i 285
2to restrict
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Tes eires n’erent estreciet Ne pur nul corre corociet  3353
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  a la foiz put homme enlarger le doun et acune foiz estrescer  i 254


1to become narrower
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  li vaissels devers les funz estrechad  127
2to diminish, grow less
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Si vostre fei veit estresçante, Tant que ele voise defaillante [...]  591


1to grow shorter
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  En mi mai quant la noet s’estresce  4774


1constricted, obstructed
( 1333-35 )  De chymyn estressé u estopé  247
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.