manaier (s.xii3/4)

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manaier (s.xii3/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 16,509b *manaheit; Gdf: 5,133b manaier /5,132b manaidier; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1011 manaiier; DEAF:  manaie (manaiier); DMF:  manayer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
manaer,  maneer,  maneier,  manieer  

v.a.

1to protect, watch over
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  Portez li leau cumpainie. Fille m'ad esté e espuse E de vie mut preciuse. Honurez la cum a si bone Apent e haute matrone. Duaire eit plenerement, E lui maneez e sa gent, Soient Engleis, soient Normant, Honurez les tut lur vivant  3888
2to spare, have pity on
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Tel mil veit entur [lui]; n'ad nul qui n'ad plaie [...] Car li roys Alisandre nul d'els ne manaie  3553
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  Ki mist a queor le rei k'il les ad manaez, Kar rien ne puet perir k'il vol ke seit gardez  (O) 38
( c.1185 )  Par le carcan aval le traient Cruelment, pas nel manaient (var. manieent)  7038

sbst._inf.

1pity, mercy
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  li malfé [...] Ki ne set ren esparnier Pur servise ne manaer  7078
esmanaier  manaie 
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