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comparer2 (1390-1412)

[ FEW: 2/ii,970b comparere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,137c comparoir; TL: 2,622 comparoir; DEAF:  comparoir; DMF:  comparoir 2; TLF: ; OED:  compear v.; MED:  comperen v.; DMLBS: 403b comparere ]
comparoir;  comperer  


1lawto appear (in court or Parliament)
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  pur vous somener de comparer en propre persone en le dit Eschequer  191.9
( 1405 )  As quelles jour et place ne compereront nullez commissairs, ne deputez pour la partie de vostre dit adversaire  ii 39
( 1434 )  et derrenierement de la journee et convencion, qu'on esperoit tenir a Calaiz, laquele n'a esté tenue par ce que [ceulx de la] partie adverse ne ont volu comparoir  (ms. comparue)  137

nient comparant
1lawnot appearing, absent (in court or Parliament)
( 1416 )  eulx nient comparantz, mes touz absentz  ii 58
(TBD)  grant partie de eux (=those summoned to Parliament) nient comparante  iii 55
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