cape1 (c.1265)

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cape1 (c.1265)

[ FEW: 2/i,247a capere; Gdf: 1,779a cape; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  cape 2; TLF: ; OED:  cape n.4; MED: ; DMLBS: 266c capere ]
 

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1lawwrit of capias (warrant for arrest in order to compel appearance in court)
( 1313-14 )  si bref seit porté vers ij. et l’un face defaute pur quei le cape est agardé  Ed II vii 168
( c.1365 )  il sera pris par ung cape par le mareschal  48
grant, petit cape
judicial writ to force appearance in court by seizure of lands
( c.1265 )  si le tenaunt face jammés defaute aprés ceo k’il eit un fez apparu en la court le Rey, il perdra seisine de terre tut outre par le petit cape  68
( 1312 )  au jour de grant cape returny il vint en court  Ed II xi 183
( 1318 )  Ceo bref est pledable par sumouns et destresce et ne mye par graunt cape ne petit  Ed II xxii 268
( MS: 1419 )  procés serra fait devers eaux par Graunt Cape ou Petit Cape  181
capciun  capias 
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