comper1 (s.xiiiin)

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comper1 (s.xiiiin)


[ FEW: *7,595b par; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,139b compere; TL: 2,626 compere; DEAF:  compere; DMF:  compère; TLF:  compère; OED:  compeer n.; MED:  comper n.; DMLBS: 402c compar ]
compere,  cumpere  


( 1317 )  Sire R. de H. et ses compers (var. compaygnouns)  Ed II xxi 21
( 1381 )  pur treter ovesque les ditz maufesours de leurs comperes […]  ii 351
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( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  tuz tens puis feurent amis; L’amur entre eus mult bien avint […]. Seint J. devint sun cumpere  1494
( MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Qy de chen fet sun cunpere sy porte son baston a (l. o) soy  432.53
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