muire (s.xii¼)

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muire (s.xii¼)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 6/iii,191b mugire; Gdf: 5,445b muire 1; GdfC: ; TL: 6,423 muire 1; DEAF:  muire 1; DMF:  muire; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1850c mugire ]


1soundmammalszool.(of large animals) to low, bellow, roar, etc.
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Quar que Deus prent en sun cunduit Ne deit cremer beste qui muit  924
( s.xii2; MS: s.xiiex )  (The cows) Muianz pur lur veels alerent  13.12
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Jo oi berbiz baeler e bos muir  (E) 6622
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  La beste (=unicorn) est fiere durement, E si muist mult ferement  698
2soundto make a loud noise, roar
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Nuls tuneirs si halt ne muit  1126

1livestocklowing animal, cattle
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiiin )  Li ors ert estuers es jors de sa vie Ambure de lilie e de l’urtie. L’argent cura des ungles as muianz  (ed. mujanz)  117
mugicement  mugir  muiement  muissement 
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