covenanter (1261)

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covenanter (1261)

[ FEW: *2/ii,1126b convenire; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  covenir (convenanter); DMF:  convenanter; TLF: ; OED:  covenanter n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The frequent confusion of c and t in mss. and editions allows for a certain level of overlap between this entry and covenancer1.


1to make (an agreement)
( 1261 )  pur nulle covenaunt qe entre eaux fuist covenantez  236
to agree, promise
( 1315-16 )  par noz ditz commys & deputez serra […] promys & covenanté  i 158


1to agree, make an agreement
( 1360-61 )  bien lise a chescun Seignur […] de bargainer & covenanter de lour ovraignes en grosse  i 367 ix
covenancer#1  encovenancer 
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