covenancer1 (s.xii1)

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covenancer1 (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1127a convenire; Gdf: 2,346c covenancier 1; GdfC: ; TL: 2,977 covenancier 1; DEAF:  covenir (covenancier 1); DMF:  convenancer; TLF: ; OED:  covenance v.; MED:  covenauncen v.; DMLBS: ]
covenancier;  cuvenancier,  cuvancer  231  

The frequent confusion of c and t in mss. and editions allows for a certain level of overlap between this entry and covenanter.


1to make (an agreement)
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  encuntre tei cuvenancierent aliance (Latin: foedus pepigerunt)  152.LXXXII.5
to agree, promise
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Al jur dener lur (=to workers) covenançat, En sa vigne les enveiat  79rb30


1to be agreed
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  a beivre me donez congié, Cum entre nus est covenancé  8726
( 1296-97 )  mariage se feist de mon seignur Edward [...] et de li, sicome covenanciez est  488
covenanter  encovenancer 
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