dean (c.1174)

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dean (c.1174)

[ FEW: 3,22b decanus; Gdf: 2,735c doien; GdfC: 9,292c deien; TL: 2,1987 doiien; DEAF: ; DMF:  doyen; TLF:  doyen; OED:  dean n.1; MED:  den n.2; DMLBS: 570a decanus ]
daen,  daien,  dane,  deane,  dene,  deen,  deien,  dein,  den,  doien,  doion,  desne;  dian,  dien,  diene,  denee  20-21 Ed I 409 dyes (l. dyens)  

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1eccl.occupationdean
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  'Une chose avez fait dunt mult sumes dolent: Que l'evesque avez mis en escumengement, Celui de Salesbire, sun deien ensement'  3308
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  U il put signefier les cerches de Seinte Eglise, cum arhediacnes, deans (var. deens (C)MS: s.xiiim; daens (P)MS: s.xiiiex) ki sunt cerches entre les seculers  ii 27
( 1351-53 )  [...] adonqes dean de mesme la deanee  vii 73
( 1389-90 )  le dean & chapitre de l’esglise  ii 66 xviii
eccl.occupationrural dean
( 1260; MS: s.xiv3/3 )  le deen de la vile et les autres ordinares  171
2lawoccupationa municipal officer
( 1327 )  que le alderman e la commune puissent par lour dyes (l. dyens) et ministres destreyndre la seourté  ii 149
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