centener (1271-72)

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centener (1271-72)

[ FEW: *2/i,583b centenarius; Gdf: 2,17a centenaire; GdfC: 9,17c centenaire; TL: 2,116 centenaire; DEAF: ; DMF:  centenaire; TLF:  centenaire; OED:  centenary adj. and n.; MED: ; DMLBS: 314b centenarius ]
centenere;  centeinor,  centeinour; 
pl. centeniers  


1a hundred years old
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Quides tu que filz naistra a bier (=man) centener et que Sarra enfauntera de nonaunce (l. nonaunte) anz?  f 14ra


( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  a chescun de celles festes y ad mult grant poeple et mult bien ordeiné et mult arraiez par milleniers, par centeniers ou par diseiniers  389
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  ens ne suirent nient soulement lor banere, mes lor centeinour aporta le signe amont en son heaumedesor sa teste  48.3
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  a chescun centener assignerent sa partie (=of land) […] pur gardre e defendre ovesqes sa centeine  7
( 1336 )  et deivent les milleners, centeners & vinteners venir ové lour gentz  i 420
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