chanceler2 (s.xii3/4)

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chanceler2 (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 2/i,172a cancellare; Gdf: 2,50c chanceler; GdfC: 9,35b chanceler; TL: 2,207 chanceler; DEAF:  chanceler; DMF:  chanceler 1; TLF:  chanceler; OED:  cancel v.; MED:  chancelier v.; DMLBS: 254b cancellare ]
chanceller,  chanseler;  chaunceler,  chaunceller,  chaunseler;  chancheler;  canceler,  canceller,  cancellere,  cancellier;  canseler,  conceller  i 204  

v.a.

1to rock, shake
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  La wage entre en la nascele, Le vent hurte, ke la chancele  1483
2to cancel, strike through
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  cum si le bref soit rout ou dampné ou chauncelé  i 314
( 1321 )  Un home suy bref de trespas de ceo qe le defendant avait chancelé un escrit  Ed II xxvi 192
( 1323 )  q’il ne empreist poynt de raser la defaute, mes de la chanceller  858
to cancel, annul
( 1317 )  la defaute chauncelerent, fauserent et de tut pur nul agarderent  Ed II xxi 185
( 1339 )  si furent elles (=letters) […] cancellez & de tut cassez & adnullez  ii 108
( 1383-84 )  fist canceller & dampner l’enroullement [...]  iii 177
( a.1399 )  le dit evesqe […] fist cancellere la primer chartre, fesaunt une autre chartre  97.33
to finish, put an end to
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  La bataille fu grande […]. Cele de la cité est primer chancelee  611

v.n.

1to rock, be unsteady
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  La nief ne crole, ne chancele  1406
to falter
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Le quer al plus hardy trembl[e] e chancele  1459
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Le cuer al plus hardi en tremble e chancele  241
( MS: s.xiii2 )  nutant: chancelunt  i 151
( MS: c.1330 )  Que meynte feme si chauncele Par bele promesse e favele  107.7
2to stagger
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  E ça e la vunt chauncelant Cum genz yvres  17.86
( MS: s.xiii2 )  titubant: chauncelunt  ii 7
( c.1300 )  home devient foible et ne puet aler fors chanchelant et quantqui de torner a destre torne a senestre  86.507
( MS: s.xiii2 )  labo: chanceler  ii 21
to stumble
( s.xiiex; MS: 1272-82 )  Ne taunt fort seneschal, Taunt pruz ne taunt vassal, Qui ne chece ou chauncele  97
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  un qe servi le roi de sa coupe cancella d’une pee  288.30
3to be ruined
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  cist maus mut surt e renuvele, Dunt l’onur des deus suvereins ja besille e chancele  1247
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