arouser

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

arouser (plural arousers)

  1. Someone or something that arouses.

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

arouser

  1. to water (a plant, etc.)
  2. (figuratively) to water (add water to something or cover it with water)
    • 1303, Bernard de Gordon, Fleur de lis de medecine (a.k.a. lilium medicine), page 140 of this essay:
      Et se sincopin venait on le doit arouser de eaue
      And if the faintness comes, you must treat it with water

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.