administrer (s.xii2/4)

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administrer (s.xii2/4)

[ FEW: 24,165b administrare; Gdf: 1,258b amenestrer; GdfC: 8,34a administrer; TL: 1,339 amenistrer; DEAF: ; DMF:  administrer; TLF:  administrer; OED:  administer v,; MED:  administren v.; DMLBS: 31b administrare ]
aministrer,  amministrer,  administier administrer  

v.a.

1to administer, manage
( 1321-22 )  qe […] ils dussent de droit administrer les biens & les chateux qe furent au dit J.  i 403
( 1357 )  pur administrer ses biens  i 351 xi
2law(of a will) to execute
( 1397 )  donant a eulx […] plein povoir […] de tres touts mes biens et chateulx administier (l. administrer)  i 234
( 1483-84 )  et ilx pledent ne unques executors ne unques admynystrés come executors  ii 61.4
3to perform, carry out
( 1372 )  faire et aministrer les divines services en nostre chapelle  ii 77
( 1403-05; MS: s.xv1 )  […] qui nous a fait et administré tresbon et humble service  356.43
4to minister, attend to
( s.xii2/4; MS: s.xiiiin )  Deu les susciterat (on Judgement Day), Tuz amministerat, Viez humes e enfanz  (C) 524
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii1 )  pus fu Dampnedeus des angles aministrez  489
5to provide, supply (with)
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  La terre nous aministre II choses, noz vivres tant come nous vivoms, et noz sepultures aprés la mort  458
6to serve
( s.xivm; MS: s.xivex )  La mesme pardona Nostre Seignur les pecchés a Marie Magdaleyne, la elle luy lavoit ses piez de ses lermes et les esuioit de ses cheveux. La ly administroit seinte Marthe  215

v.n.

1law(of wills etc.) to act as executor
( 1293 )  yl aveit le administracioun dé bens le mort […] e aministra cum executour  20-21 Ed I 375
( 1311 )  ses executours […] administrerent les biens mesme cestuy Johan  Ed II ix 23
( 1388 )  quant les deux administrent […] il serra inconvenient a doner cest accion pour l’un executour devers l’autre  12 Rich II 1
lawto act as executor, appointed by ecclesiastical authority in the case of an intestate
( 1388 )  l’evesqz graunta l’administracion a un M. de B., clerk, le quel administra  12 Rich II 91
ministrer#1 
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