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deforceant (1260)

[ FEW: *730a *fortiare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
deforceaunt,  deforçant,  deforçaunt,  deforciant,  deforciaunt,  deforsant  


1lawdeforciant, one who takes or withholds possession of land, etc. from the rightful owner
( 1260; MS: s.xiv3/3 )  le demandant et le deforsant  156
( 1292 )  un play de la avoueson de la eglise de N. ke fut en la curt christiene en tens le Roy Jon parentre un Adam predecessor le prior demandant e un Jon de C. deforciant  20-21 Ed I 11
( 1311 )  entre Isabelle, contasse, deforciaunt de [...] et R. [...] et Isabel sa femme pleygnantz  Ed II x 147
deforceor  deforsamentor 
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