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escumer

Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

escumer

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    • a. 1580, Michel de Montaigne, Essais:
      Et les passent noz maistres en escumant, ou, ne les osant pas seulement taster, se jettent d'abordée dans la franchise de la coustume, où ils s'enflent et triomphent à bon compte.

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Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

escumer

  1. to dribble (allow saliva to leave the mouth)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      Seles vuident, chevalier tument,
      Li cheval suent et escument.
      They emptied saddles, knights were falling
      The horses were sweating and dribbling

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb conjugates the same as a verb ending in -er. In addition, the forms that would normally end in *-ms, *-mt are assimilated to -ns, -nt. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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