checker (s.xii4/4)

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checker (s.xii4/4)

[ FEW: *19,166b sah; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  eschec 1 (eschequier); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  chequer checker n.1; MED:  cheker n1; DMLBS: ]
checcher;  checkere;  cheker,  chekere;  chekker;  cheqer,  cheqier,  chequer;  chiekier,  checeher  


( 1397 )  .j. chequer de cokyle  307
( s.xvin; MS: s.xv1 )  chiekier: a cheker  107.13
2law(royal) Exchequer, office or department of state overseen by the Treasurer, the Justiciary, other judges of the King's Court, and Barons nominated by the King
( 1275 )  il ount receu le paiement a la chekere  i 34
( 1315 )  del oure qe gentz soient mys en paissee de trespas, ou de terre, ou des autres accions, a Banke le Roy, au Comune Banke, ou en le cheqer, qe ly plese maunder ses justices un foiz par aune  i 308
( 1316 )  Et ce est il prest de averir par pays, et par rolys de la checkere, en tut le manere ke la curt le roys agardera  S.C.8/135/6711
( 1343-50 )  vint le chekker le roy de Everwik a Weymouster, et graunt tresor oveske  46.26
3 name (used as a surname)
( 1279 )  Roger de la Checker  Chequer
( 1316 )  Gilbert le Cheker  Chequer
as checkers
1decor.of check, chequered pattern
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  La susceles ert de palies chers Si ert urlee tut as checchers  720
eschec#2  eschecker  chequeré  chequeté 
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