competent (1397-98)

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competent (1397-98)

[ FEW: 2/ii,977a competere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,139c competent; TL: 2,626 competent; DEAF:  competent; DMF:  compétent; TLF:  compétent; OED:  competent adj.; MED:  competent ppl. as adj.; DMLBS: 406b competere ]


1suitable, appropriate
( 1397-98 )  il seroit competent satisfaccion as ditz forsjuggez  ii 105 xii
( s.xiv-xv )  […] sommes notables et competents d’or et d’argent  ii 105
( c.1402; MS: s.xv1 )  une maison competent pur la mansion del viker du dit esglise  7.8
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