[contraire]3 (c.1260)

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[contraire]3 (c.1260)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1119b contrahere 2; Gdf: 2,268b contraire 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,781 contraire 2; DEAF:  contraire 2; DMF:  contraire 3; TLF: ; OED:  contract v.; MED:  contracten v.; DMLBS: 472b contrahere ]
contreire,  cuntreire,  pr.p. contraeignant  

v.a.

1to obtain, acquire (through a contract)
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  En cest sacrement (=confirmation) cuntretum Espiritiele contagiun  7252
( 1314 )  l’acquitaunce parle des dettes contracts entre G. et B.  Ed II xvi 208
( 1330 )  durant la matrimoigne entre eux contract  ii 58
to place under a contract
( 1428 )  son lieutenant a mectre les lettres dessus transcriptes a execucion si tost que par mon dit seigneur le bailli ou son lieutenant leur sera fait savoir en contraeignant a ce lesdis nobles et autre qui ont a coustume suir les armes par arrest et detencion de leurs terres, possessions et heritages jouxta lesdictes lettres royaulx  55

v.n.

1to make a contract, deal
( 1268-84 )  cest aprest seit fet par escript entre les parties contreyaunz  lvi
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