compere1 (s.xiiiex)

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compere1 (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: 2/ii,973b compater; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,139b compere; TL: 2,626 compere; DEAF:  compere; DMF:  compère; TLF:  compère; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 404a compater ]
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( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  dire tut apertement si il fust […] homme espus ou soen parent u soen compere  73.4
( 1366 )  l’Abbé de S.A. […] et Monsire T.D. […] furent compiers al dit enfant & la countesse comeere  ii 292
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