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- v. To frighten, startle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To frighten; to scare.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as affray.
This putt ane effray in Monsieur Dosell his breathe,  and kendilled such a fyre in the Quein Regentis stomak, as was nott weall slockened till hir braith failled.
Grace and his freindis at all the three jornayes, wes to thame a great conforte, and unto us a great discorage; for his name and authoritie did more effray and astonise us, then did the force of the other; yea, without his assistance, thei could not have compelled us to appoint with the Quene upoun so unequall conditionis.
` etre effray ` ee; et, ne vous devant revoir de ma vie, je n'a rien