certer (c.1170)

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certer (c.1170)

[ FEW: *2/i,611b certus; Gdf: 2,24b certer; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  cert; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to assure, make certain (of the correctness of)
( 1307 )  par quei home purra de ore estre certé, ne en autre manere poet la court de ceo asserter  33-35 Ed I 489
( 1309 )  la vewe par quele il porrreit estre certé de la demaunde  Ed II ii 142
2to certify
( 1308-09 )  com en certaunt (var. ascertant) la curt de lour estat  Ed II i 171
( 1340 )  T. […] certa la court de l’utlaerie  14-15 Ed III 39


1to assure oneself
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiim )  envers els aprimat Pur noveles oir, dunt ele se certat  (O) 4894
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