chalengeur (s.xii1)

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chalengeur (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,103b calumniare; Gdf: 2,41c chalengeor; GdfC: ; TL: 2,185 chalongëor; DEAF:  chalongier; DMF:  challengeur; TLF: ; OED:  challenger n.; MED:  chalenger n.; DMLBS: 246b calumniator ]
chalengedur,  chalengeour;  chalenjur;  calengedur  

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1lawclaimant
( c.1150; MS: s.xii3/4 )  Si larrecin est truved, […] li seinur de la terre e la femme averunt la meité de l’aveir al larrun, e les chalenjurs lur chatel  (Hk) 27
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  la chose chalengé soit deliveré al chalengeour  i 117
2challenger
( 1327 )  si null burgeis teigne terres [...] un aan et j. jour sancz chalenge, aprés ceo ne soit nye tenuz a respoundre a nul chalengour  ii 28
3false accuser
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  il salverat les filz del povre e freindrat le chalengedur (Latin: calumniatorem)  125.LXXI.4
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