approvour (c.1270)

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approvour (c.1270)

[ FEW: 25,52b approbare; Gdf: 1,365a aproveur; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  approuveur; TLF: ; OED:  approver n.2; MED:  aprouer n.; DMLBS: 111b approuator ]
approver,  apprower,  approwour;  aprour;  enprovour,  enpruour,  empriour  Ed II v 105  


1agriculturaloccupationagent, approver, steward
( c.1270; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Le provost deit estre eslu […] pur le meillor husebonde [...] e le meillor aprour dez autres  274.c35
( 1302 )  le vicomte si a charge en eyre des justices q’il facent estender ces tenementz al eus le Roy, e q’il sey aprouor le Roy  30-31 Ed I 499
( 1321 )  avaunt prove q’il avoit un autre et fut tant avaunt approvour com nous  Ed II xxvi 354
( 1432 )  par procurement & abettement des baillifs, approvers des courtes des ditz wapentakes  iv 407
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