ahaper (1267)

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ahaper (1267)

[ FEW: 4,382a happ-; Gdf: 1,174c ahaper; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: H153 *ahaper; DMF:  ahapper; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to seize
( 1267; MS: c.1300 )  plus coveitent tant cume plus unt Ke jamés asarzié ne sunt, Si pernent quanke puent ahaper A dreit e a tort, ke rien eschaper Ne lur put  3815
lawto seize, appropriate
( c.1299-1306 )  si le reconisor secundum quosdam eit ahapé un servise a tort  (ed. atort)  lxxxvii 38
( 1303 )  tut ussoms nous ahappé la garde aprés sa mort saunz le lesse des executours, eux ussent recovri la garde de nous  30-31 Ed I 435
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