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Old FrenchEdit



  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of boivre


This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a distinct stressed present stem, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Derived termsEdit


beivre m (oblique plural beivres, nominative singular beivres, nominative plural beivre)

  1. Alternative form of boivre
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 204 (of the Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, line 2645:
      El beivre fud la nostre mort
      In the drink was our death