mesfaire

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

mes- +‎ faire.

Verb[edit]

mesfaire

  1. to do wrong; to do evil
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan et Iseut:
      A vos ne mesferoit il mie.
      He would not do wrong unto you.
    • circa 1250, Marie de France, Lanval
      Vassal, vus m'avez mult mesfait!
      Vassal, you have betrayed me!

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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