atourner

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French atourner, from Old French atorner.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

atourner

  1. (dated, transitive)[1] to attire, to dress[2]
    • 1876, Immermann, Charles, Desfeuilles, transl., Les paysans de Vestphalie[2], page 110:
      Cependant deux filles d'honneur atournaient l'épousée dans sa chambre.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ atourner” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 [1]

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French atorner.

Verb[edit]

atourner

  1. to equip; to furnish with; to provide with
    • 1488, Jean Dupré, Lancelot du Lac, page 43:
      Car il y estoit moult bel, moult fort & bien atourné de bons murs
      For it [the castle] was very beautiful, very strong and very well furnished with good walls

Conjugation[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

  • French: atourner

References[edit]

  • atourner on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)