cense (s.xii)

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cense (s.xii)

[ FEW: 2/i,580b census; Gdf: 2,15b cense; GdfC: 9,17a cense; TL: 2,112 cense; DEAF: ; DMF:  cense; TLF:  cense; OED:  cense n.2; MED:  cense n.; DMLBS: 312c censa /313c census ]
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1taxtax, tribute
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Qe Dieu mist en commun cil met en servage, E prent cens e treu  943
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Di si nus list feire dun A Cesar de la cense u nun  167va8
( 1366 )  une fait […] qe le Roi J. […] fesoit au Pape […] de lui rendre un annuel cense  ii 290
lawcess, rent
( s.xii )  Kikunkes ad sa terre en Lundres e terme passe de sa cense rendre  i 290
( c.1150; MS: s.xvi )  Cil qui cultivent la terre ne deit l’um travailer se de lour droite cense noun  (I) 29
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