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aloper (1278)

[ FEW: *16,480b lôpen; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  aloper / loper (esloper); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  elope v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 69b alopare ]
alloper,  eloper,  esloper,  alaper  31  


1to steal
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  La pie seit muscer Kant ke peut aloper En un privé lu  224.68
2lawto abduct
( 1278 )  come Johanne de B., par F. de S. […] feust allopee  i 1
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  ceux qi robbent […] ou allopent noneins  28 entice away
( 1370 )  Item qe nul ne fortreisast ne alopast autri apprentiz, sergant ne lowys qe del mester fust  128


1to run away
( 1312; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ma bele file Douce Pieté Hors de tere est alopé; Ne sai ou est  668
2lawto elope, run away from one’s husband
( 1337 )  En bref de dower pledé fut q’il (=ele) alopa de soun baroun en tiel ville en tiel counté, nient recounseil (l. recounseilé) en la vie soun baroun  11-12 Ed III 287


1lawto elope, run away from one’s husband
( 1309 )  el se alopa de son baroun et demorra ové son avouter  Ed II ii 145


1law elopement of a married woman
( 1345 )  Dowere, ou aloper fuit pledé en barre saunz estre recounseillé  19 Ed III 139


1laweloper, one who ran away from her husband
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Mes pur aquere le quer de cele alopé, Par sey vout dereygnyr sun dreit en li clamé  507 (VI)
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