acomprer (c.1240)

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acomprer (c.1240)

[ FEW: *2/ii,969a comparare 1; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  acomprer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
acomprier,  acomprir;  acomparer,  atempreracemprer  

v.a.

1also_fig.to pay for, be penalized for
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Tost fu la folie acomparee Kar ele chai & le pé li glisse […]  216.114
( 1292 )  yl ne fra nent a la value en ceo cas de son tenement ke sun pere alyenz, pur ceo ke en ceo cas yl ne atempra(l. acempra) nent le tort sun pere  20-21 Ed I 303
( 1313-14 )  si vous eiez porté maveys bref nous ne devoms mie acomprier (vars. ( ) comparer; ( ) comprire) vostre fol purchas  Ed II vii 140

v.n.

acomprer de son cors
fig.to pay with one’s life
( 1392 )  le quelle luy dist […] de part le dit Counte q’il fuist faux et q’il acomperoit de son corps […] et q’il n’eschaperoit mye ses mayns  79
comprer 
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