asservir1 (s.xiii4/4)

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asservir1 (s.xiii4/4)

[ FEW: 11,549b servus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,201b aservir; TL: 1,588 asservir; DEAF:  serf (*); DMF:  asservir 1; TLF:  asservir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
aservir;  enservir,  enserver  

v.a.

1to make subject, servile
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1 )  par seygnorye Aservent Seynt Eglyse qe Deu ad enfranchye  374.1244
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  quant l’en travaille franc homme pur enservir son sanc  76
lawto impose servile obligations upon
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  ceux qi poent le soil enserver  i 359

p.p._as_a.

1lawservile
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  acunes apurteynaunces sount fraunches, et acunes enserveez  i 359
fig.enslaved
( MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Mes ore est (=the Church) enservie, E tant avilie  169.19
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