arestable (s.xiiiex)

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arestable (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: 25,313a *arrestare; Gdf: 1,391c arestable; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  arrêtable; TLF: ; OED:  arrestable a.; MED: ; DMLBS: 130a arrestabilis ]


1lawliable to arrest
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  les seignurs ne sunt arestables al foer des serjaunz  193
( 1327 )  q’ils soient arestutz si eux soient aresteables  311
2lawliable to seizure
( 1390-91 )  les neifs, bateux, ou vesselz […] par nulle autre jugge ne ministre sont arestables sinoun par l’admirall  i 228
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