acouper (s.xiiiin)

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acouper (s.xiiiin)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1497a culpa; Gdf: 1,64c acolper; GdfC: ; TL: 1,121 acouper 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  acoulper; TLF: ; OED:  acoup v.; MED:  acoupen v.; DMLBS: 16c acculpare ]
acoper,  acuper;  acolper,  aculper;  accuper;  acopeier  

v.a.

1to blame
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Joe voyl […] Ke mé freres […] de Deu ne seyent acupé  2182
2to accuse
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Mult me acupez de estrange ret  108
( MS: s.xivin )  (on Judgement Day:) Ihesu, vus nus acouperez, Solum nos fez nous jugerez  90.17
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  devoit avoir esté arse pur avouteire, dont ele fu acoupee  22.28
lawto proceed against, indict
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  aquitez en nostre Court des choses dunt il serrount acoupez  i 63
3to claim, assert
( 1260; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  il nus acupe que nus li devum aquiter  61

p.pr._as_s.

1lawplaintiff
( 1260; MS: c.1300 )  Ore se garde bien luy acupant en bref de dreit […] qu’il n’ublie […]  4

p.p._as_a.

1lawguilty
( c.1282 )  Quant home, somuns a dreit et banc, seit apert en curt e seit acopé, put aver jur et sey asonier  i 22
acouper la peitrine
to beat one’s breast, to repent publicly
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  qe les mayns soient prestes pur aculper la poytrine pur mes pecchés  102
couper#4  encouper 
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