deforceor (c.1260)

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deforceor (c.1260)

[ FEW: 3,730a fortiare; Gdf: 2,466b deforceor; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1294 deforcëor; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  deforcer n.; MED:  deforcer n.; DMLBS: ]
deforceour,  deforçour,  deforcer,  deforciour;  deforseor,  deforsor;  deforsseour,  deforssour;  defourceour,  defforsour  i 262  


1lawdeforcer, one who takes or withholds possession of land, etc. from the rightful owner
( c.1260; MS: c.1300 )  Si un home demande terre de plusors deforceurs  28
( 1311 )  il est detenour de la rente et deforsour  Ed II x 81
( 1400-01 )  les ditz disseisours & deforciours  iii 471
( c.1437 )  le tenaunt n’est torcious deforciour avaunt ceo q’il refuse de rendre a luy dower  App. xi 39
deforceant  deforsamentor 
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