aforester (1215)

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aforester (1215)

[ FEW: *3,709b forestis; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,42b aforester; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  afforester; TLF:  afforester; OED:  afforest v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 50b afforestare 1 ]
afforester,  enforester  


1lawven. to afforest, give forest status to
( 1215; MS: 1226 )  des forez desaforester […] que li reis H. […] o li reis R. aforesterent  361.53
( 1347 )  les ministres nostre dit seignur le Roi de lour malice ont afforesté et s’afforcent de jour en jour d’afforester ce qe feust desaforestee  ii 169
( 1348 )  les ditz ministres chivachent & purposent de aforester villes costeines as forestes  ii 203
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