cerche (s.xiii1)

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cerche (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,695b circare; Gdf: 2,18c cerche; GdfC: ; TL: 2,121 cerche 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  cherche1 / cherche2; TLF: ; OED:  search n.; MED:  serch(e n.; DMLBS: 339b circa ]
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( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  E si par mescreaunce des marchauntz cerche se face e autrement seyt trové, chece en forfeture la marchaundise issi concelee  206
( 1327 )  Et soit auxint serche fait entre les remembraunces […] si rien soit troevé […]  166
lawright of inspection, search
( 1293 )  nus tenum une carué (=carucate) de tere en N., a la quele un cerche en cele comune de pasture est apendant, e de quele cerche nus avum esté seysy  21-22 Ed I 19
( 1370 )  Et qe les Wardeyns facent serche chescun quarter ij fethe  132
2inquiry, investigation
( 1327 )  le roi voet faire serche de son droit et de ceo qe pur luy serra trové avisera la ditz communalté  133
3mil.spy, scout
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  J.N. enveiat ses espies en celees […]. Quant li cerche furent a J. repeirez […]  ii 8
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