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contempt (1334)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1102a contemnere; Gdf: 2,261c contemps 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,761 content 1; DEAF:  contemner (content); DMF:  contempt; TLF: ; OED:  contempt n.; MED:  contempt n.; DMLBS: 464c contemptus 2 ]
contempte;  contemp,  countemp,  contemptent  369  

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1lawcontempt, disrespect, failure to obey an order, act of contempt
( 1340 )  Ceo contempt n’est parlé mes d’agrever le tort  14-15 Ed III 91
( 1341 )  l’abbé ad conu le contempt devant le Roi  15 Ed III 65
( 1350-51 )  d’estre devant meismes les Justices a respondre des tielx contemptz  i 312 v
( 1386 )  paiera a la cominaltee pur le contempt .x. s.  66
lawfine for contempt
( 1409 )  […] eaux obligent […] appaiers les peynes et contemptes pur chescune defaute  MS 7363
bref de contempt
lawwrit of contempt (to bring a person to judgment for contempt)
( 1341 )  Le roi porta soun bref de contempt […] vers le Priour de M. de ceo qe il ne resceut un N. de la Garderobe a certein conray et sustenance en sa priorie a son mandement  15 Ed III 347
( 1346 )  Le Roi suist un brief de contempte vers un J.  20 ii Ed III 59
en contempt de
bringing into contempt, disrepute
( 1334 )  en peril de nous & contempt de meismes noz mandementz  i 302
( 1346 )  en contempte et despit des maundementz nostre seignur le Roi  20 ii Ed III 61
( 1373 )  en contempt de lui, sa coroune et sa dignité […] et en contempt nostre dit seignur le Roi de ij.m’ livres  vi 171
mettre en contempt, mettre en un contempt
lawto hold in contempt
( 1362 )  qe nul home soit mys en contempt par cause de desobeissance fait en celle partie  ii 269
( 1389 )  a cause q’ils n’apporterent mye sufficeant garrant […] ils furent agardez et mys en un contempt  iii 259
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