defendour (s.xii1)

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defendour (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 3,29a defensa; Gdf: 2,457a defendeor; GdfC: 9,288b defendeur; TL: 2,1277 defendëor; DEAF: ; DMF:  défendeur; TLF:  défendeur; OED:  defender n.; MED:  defendour n.; DMLBS: 589c defendor ]
defendeor,  defendeour,  defendeur,  defendur; 
n.sg. defendere,  defenderre; 
f. defenderesse  

s.

1defender
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  (God) ki est defendere (Latin: defensore) des vedves  113.LXVII.5
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Rollant [...] defendour des crestiens  1234
( MS: s.xiii1 )  defensores: defendurs  ii 100
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiiiex )  li gius ne peot estre matez [...] Encontre un bon defendur  16.265
( 1423 )  Mons[eignu]r de Gloucestre, Protectour & Defendour d’Engleterre  iv 250
2lawdefendant
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Nul ne set qui seit apelur Ne qui defendur ne assaillur  8672
( 1275; MS: c.1282 )  Et le apelur esterra a destre part le defendur  (C) 4
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  et si felonie, adunc doune le defendour gage a sey defendre, et le apelour gage pur la cause desreyner  i 105
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  dreit jugement ne se poet fere de meins de iij persones, de juge, de auctour e de defendour  43
lawdefendant’s champion in trial by battle
( 1260; MS: c.1300 )  esterra le apelur a destre del defendur  116
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  (in battle between champions) si le defendour se peuse defendre jekes autaunt qe homme puse ver les esteyles el firmament [...] si voloms qe pur le defendaunt se passe jugement  i 107
defensor 
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