atenir1 (s.xii3/4)

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atenir1 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 25,728b attinere; Gdf: 1,471c atenir; GdfC: 8,225c atenant; TL: 1,635 atenir; DEAF:  tenir 1 (*); DMF:  attenir 1; TLF:  atenir / attenant; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 154b attinere ]
attenir  

v.a.

1to keep, guard
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  La sunt li grant tresor qe gardent li dragon, Les peres preciouses qu’ateignent (vars. k’agardent (P)MS: c.1310) ly griffon  5454

v.n.

1to belong
( 1334 )  les deners qe atienent a ma dame de C. pur son dewair  298
( 1351-52 )  l’an et le wast et autres forfaitures des chatelz qe a lui attien[en]t  (ed. attient)  ii 239
to belong, fall to
( 1354 )  pur autres choses faire qe atienent a justiceries  iii.cxxxv
( 1388 )  les munimentes atteignent a luy par l’estate taillé  12 Rich II 51
( 1425 )  celuy a que le soille de le bois de la more attient  8.22
2to be fitting, appropriate
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Meis pur nient i mettrat peine De saver chose ki atteine  1422
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Nus q’il (=qui?) porte tiele signe (=monastic habit), Que a sa vie ne atyngne  120

v.impers.

1to belong, be the right of
( 1340 )  au Roy attient il d’estre respondu  14-15 Ed III 95
2to be fitting, appropriate
( 1334 )  bien garnits & vittaillez par quinz jours solonc ceo qe attient a lour estat  i 302
( 1351-52 )  quelle conissance & discussion attient a Jugge de Sente Eglise  i 326 viii
( 1362 )  pur achatre & vendre lour marchandises come attient as loialx marchantz  i 867
3to be incumbent upon
( 1334 )  Le roi ferra ce qi a lui attient (what is within his rights), et priera as prelatz qe eux facent ceo qi a eux attient  235
( 1341 )  qe les ordinairs de Seinte Esglise eient la conussance des usurers vifs, desicom a eux attient faire compulsion par sensures de Seinte Esglise pur le pecché  ii 133
( 1350 )  rendant ent acompte a nous, come [a] baillif ateint  161
( 1425 )  adeprimez il atteynoit a le jurré de l’assise de trover bon estate de la terre en le graunter  36.11
4to concern, affect
( MS: 1272-82 )  a quei vous atein de moun afere?  86
atteindre  atendre#1 
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