amerciable (s.xiiiex)

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amerciable (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: 6/ii,16a merces; Gdf: 1,260c amerciable; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  merci (amerciable); DMF:  amerciable; TLF: ; OED:  amerciable a.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1lawliable to be amerced
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  serf n’est mie amerciable en autri court pur ceo qe il ne poet ren perdre com cil qe rien n’ad propre  165
( 1302 )  si le vile ou dizeyn retynge un prison outre un nuyt q’il ne seyt mandé a la gaole le Roy, ele est amercyable en eyre  30-31 Ed I 507
( 1340 )  le viscounte est amerciable de ceo q’il n’ad pleinement fait comandement de court  14 Ed III 181
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