alopement (s.xiiiex)

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alopement (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: *16,480b lôpen; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  aloper (alopement); DMF:  alopement; TLF: ; OED:  elopement n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 69b alopamentum ]
allopement,  eslopement;  aloupement  


1lawabduction (of an unmarried woman)
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Rap est proprement alopement de femme pur desir del mariage  29
2lawelopement of married woman with a lover
( 1338 )  alopement fuit aleggé en autre counté qe la dowere ne fut demandé  11-12 Ed III 587
( c.1420-32 )  si ele fait aloupement saunz reconsiling de son baron  App. V 74
( 1469 )  si un feme eslope de son baron […] et le gardein ne voile pleder son eslopement  97
3lawstate of having eloped, concubinage
( c.1437 )  son mere fuit contynuelment en alopement ové son avowterour per un an devaunt q’il fuit engendré  i App. XI 426
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