EMEDD Citations for "mouvoir"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. mouvoir (French entry by Randle Cotgrave 1611)

    Mouvoir. To moue, stirre; iog, wag; to remoue; also, to induce, allure, intice, persuade, incline, prouoke, incite; also, as Releuer, to hold land of; also, to breake vp land for fallow. Mouvoir la Camerine. To stirre a stinking puddle; to bring a troublesome, or filthie businesse on the Stage.

© Feb. 1999