abregement (c.1270)

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abregement (c.1270)

[ FEW: 24,25b abbreviare; Gdf: 1,34a abregement; GdfC: 8,17b abregement 1; TL: 1,63 abregement; DEAF: ; DMF:  abrégement; TLF:  abrégement; OED:  abridgement n.; MED:  abreg(g)ement n.; DMLBS: ]
abbregement;  abreggement,  abbreggement;  embreggement,  enbreggement  

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1shortening, abbreviation
( 1310-11 )  contribucioun si est en lieu de abregement de suyte  Ed II vi 146
shortening, reduction
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  E l’encheisun d’enbreggement Del jur e nuit  1207
( 1489 )  la est bon abregement de son poar  180.15
literatureabridged, shortened version of story
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Trop serreyt lunge tut retrere […] Pur ceo en faz abregement  8282
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  qe […] il nous pleust requiller brevement la conte des lynes qe descenderent del primer piere Adam […] si qe […] soient les coers plus attraitz a regarder a l’abbreggement faite  1.10
lawabridgement
( 1312 )  statut est fet en abreggement, mes […] ceo serreit enlargissement de delais  Ed II xi 210
2finan.reduction in amount
( 1399 )  eaide & abbreggement de lour ferme  iii 447
lawreduction in amount demanded of a defendant
( 1339 )  nota qe la vewe des tenementz et l’abregement de la demande fist un malveys bref bon  12-13 Ed III 255
lawreduction in amount demanded in settlement of an account
( 1334 )  de queux C. soutz nule allowaunce ne luy est fet en sa ferme, ne nul abregement, mes en demoert chargez de l’entier  ii 84
( 1399 )  […] saunz aucune embreggement ou diminucion d’icelles  iii 442
en abregement de
to the reduction, mitigation of
( 1384 )  les Comunes des dites countees grantement endamagez & oppressez par les ditz viscontz, en abreggement de lour (=sheriffs’) perdes en celle partie  iii 174
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