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 (l. administrer)  


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: c.1200 )  pus fu Dampnedeus des angles aministrez  489
5to provide, supply (with)
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  La terre nous aministre II choses, noz vivres tant come nous vivoms, et noz sepultures aprés la mort  458
6to serve
( 1356-57; 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


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
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