[raffermer] (s.xiii1/4)

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[raffermer] (s.xiii1/4)


[ FEW: *3,569b firmare /3,576b firmus; Gdf: 6,552b rafermer; GdfC: 10,472c raffermir; TL: 8,167 rafermer; DEAF:  fermer (rafermer); DMF:  raffermer / raffermir; TLF:  raffermir; OED:  reaffirm v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to fix on, fasten again
( s.xiii1/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Mais qui tant me ferreit que jo fuisse munté, E mun vert healme me fust rafermé  1155
med.(of loose teeth) to make secure, stabilise again
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Gagate [...] Pailles atrait par eschaufer, Enflez resuage, les denz raferme  93.669
affermer  refermer 
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