chevetain (c.1136-37)

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chevetain (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/i,255b capitaneus; Gdf: 2,114c chevetain; GdfC: ; TL: 2,370 chevetain; DEAF:  chevetain; DMF:  chevetain; TLF: ; OED:  chevetaine n.; MED:  chevetain(e n.; DMLBS: ]
chevetaigne,  chevetaine,  chevetainne,  chevetane,  cheveteigne,  cheveteine,  chevetein;  cheveintainne,  cheveitein;  cheventaigne,  cheventaine,  cheventain,  cheventeigne,  cheventeine,  cheventein,  cheventeing;  cheventin,  chevesten;  chevintein,  chevitain,  chevitaine;  chevotein;  cheftaine,  cheftane;  chieftain,  chieftaine,  chieftein,  chieften;  chievetein,  chivetain,  chivetaine,  chiventain,  chiveutein chiventein  

a.

1statuschief
( 1215; MS: 1226 )  nos a nostre chevetains (Latin: capitalis) justisieres […]  359.18
statusprincipal, main
( 1215; MS: 1226 )  ne si plege ne seront destroit, tant dis come le chevetaigne dettor soffira a la dette paier  358.9
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Princes e prelaz cheventeins apel  10831

s.

1statuschieftain, captain
( 1306 )  cheventeyne et guyour des gentz d’Escoce  331
( a.1382 )  les altres countz et seignours et chieftaynes de soun host  36.32
statushead, chief
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  dous reis ot ja en Bretaine Quant C. ert chevetaine  42
( c.1300 )  Qe le Alderman seit cheveteyn de la vile  i 60
eccl.monasticstatushead of religious house
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Al cheventin deit em demander Quant si avient ke se fet cunfesser S’il ad esté rien negligent A dreit governer sun cuvent  10033
ship.mil.statusadmiral
( c.1373 )  chevytayne de la flote nostre seignur le roi  178

s.f.

1femalemistress
( s.xiii2; MS: 1333-34 )  Ceste terre, ou avowé Estre dei e cheveteine  (A) 331
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