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Old French[edit]


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  1. to dry (dry out)
    circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
    Si li a ses plaies lavees,
    Ressuiiees et rebandees.
    If he has his wounds washed,
    dried and redressed.


This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.