compeller (1361)

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compeller (1361)

[ FEW: 2/ii,975b compellere; Gdf: 2,205b compeller; GdfC: ; TL: 2,626 compeller; DEAF:  compeller; DMF:  compeller; TLF: ; OED:  compel v.; MED:  compellen v.; DMLBS: 405a compellen 2 ]


1to compel
( 1361 )  que son dit frere veulle compeller le dit mons’ J. a obeier et faire les devoirs du roi  12.23
( 1378 )  persones (=parsons) […] demandent dismes de tiel bois & compellent […] lour parocheins de les paier  iii 43
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  estre compellez […] de paier  4.11
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