chefage (1140-60)

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chefage (1140-60)

[ FEW: 2/i,336b caput; Gdf: 2,108b chevage; GdfC: ; TL: 2,354 chevage; DEAF:  chief; DMF:  chevage; TLF:  chevage; OED:  chevage n.; MED:  chevage n.; DMLBS: ]


1lawtaxchevage, poll-money due to a feudal lord
( 1140-60; MS: 1140-60 )  Pur ço si mandum [...] que cel yglise seit franche [...] en dettes, en dismes, en censes, en chevages [...]  268.3.11
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  le roy D. me demande chevage (var. (P: c.1310) truage)  2293
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Puis les ad mis Davi en tel servage Que d’an en an lur fait doner chevage  (B) 9736
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  un dener par an de chefage et un jour en aust de service  i 201
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