escumer

Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

escumer

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 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.

ConjugationEdit

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

DescendantsEdit


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 as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ms, *-mt are modified to ns, nt. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit