avenger (s.xiiim)

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avenger (s.xiiim)

[ FEW: *14,467a vindicare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  avenge v.; MED:  avengen v.; DMLBS: ]


1to avenge
( 1343-50 )  taunqe a sertein houre q’ils (=king of England and lords) porroyent mieutz estre avengee de Phelip le Valois  73.8
( 1413 )  manassauntz q’ils autrement vorront estre sur ce avengez  iv 10


1to avenge oneself
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Li dux sun duel voldra venger (var. Del duc se voldra avenger (C)MS: s.xiii4/4)  2078


1act of revenge
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Alez vous en vostre terre en Espaigne, kar j’ai doute de l’avenger!  1329
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