Definition of Astert

1. v. t. To start up; to befall; to escape; to shun.



2. v. i. To escape.

Definition of Astert

1. astart [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: astart

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astert

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asters
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astert (current term)
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Literary usage of Astert

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"25, astert. (1) To escape. (A.-S.) See Hawkins' Engl. Dram. i. 9 ; Lydgate's Minor Poems, p. 183 ; Gower, ed. ... No danger there the shepherd can astert. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"astert. (1) To escape. (A.-S.) See Hawkins' Engl. Dram. i. 9; Lydgate's Minor Poems, p. 183 ; Gower, ed. ... No danger there the shepherd can astert. ..."

3. Chief British Poets of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries: Selected Poems by William Allan Neilson, Kenneth Grant Tremayne Webster (1916)
"... abate,1 anon astert ' The ... 301 ' Gif ye a goddesse be, and that ye like To do me payne, I may it noght astert;4 Gif ye he ..."

4. The Early French Poets: A Series of Notices and Translations by Henry Francis Cary (1846)
"... Ye shall never fro her astert.t ... Tyrwhitt's Glossary. t astert. Chaucer Cant. T. 1597,6550. To escape, Tyrwhitt's Glossary. ..."

5. English Poems by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1910)
"... anon astert he blude of all my body to my hert. ... "Gif ye a goddesse be, and that ye like To do me payne, I may it noght astert; 100 Gif ye be ..."

6. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1886)
"Chaucer, Cant. T., 6894,. (3) To alarm ; to take unawares. Is'o danger there the shepherd can astert. Spew., Ed. Nov., v. 187- (4) To trouble; to disturb. ..."

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