noiser1 (c.1150)

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noiser1 (c.1150)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,56a nausea; Gdf: 5,517b noisier 1; GdfC: ; TL: 6,733 noisier 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  noiser; TLF: ; OED:  noise v.; MED:  noisen v.; DMLBS: ]
noisier,  noisser,  noyser  

This word seem to have a formal and semantic overlap with nuisir, and it is sometimes unclear whether a given citation belongs to one or the other. However, their separate etymological backgrounds (see commentaries of noise1 and nuisir), confirmed by the FEW, as well as Gdf, TL and the OED, justifies the existence of two separate entries.

v.n.

1soundto make a noise, (loud) sound
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Gangleresse moiller e fole, Ki toz tenz noiset e parole  5804
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Les gyus [...] Devant le conte grant pleinte funt [...]; Janglent, crient et noisent a plein  153.101
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  Aprés qe il (=the bishop) fut assis, E pain esteit devant luy mis, Quant la beneçun dust duner, Le munestral oy noisser  4366
zool.sound(of an animal) to make a noise
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  cist serpent [...] Crient e noisent e siblent oriblement  5042
( MS: s.xv2 )  Hic elephas barrit: (A) noys (var. criet (H)MS: s.xiiiex; brayet (Hb)MS: s.xiii2)  i 338
noiser contre
1to protest against
( c.1300 )  et si yl ne fount et noysent en nul point contre les avaundites estatutz, soient enprisonés pur un jour et un nuyt  i 74.71

sbst._inf.

1sound(making a) noise, (loud) sound
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Erraument, sanz noisier, Par les rues s'esparpellerent  6964
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Tant fu grant la freinte de la gent l'adverser De .x. lues pleniers oist hom le noiser  310
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  K'il ne pouent de Dieu penser Pur lour glatir, pur lour noiser  574
noisance#1  noise#1  noisee  noisif#1  noisous 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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