demustracioun (1312-13)

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demustracioun (1312-13)

[ FEW: *3,38a demonstrare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,301b demonstracion; TL: 2,1388 demostracïon; DEAF: ; DMF:  démonstration; TLF:  démonstration; OED:  demonstration n.; MED:  demonstracioun n.; DMLBS: 607b demonstratio ]


1demonstration, evidence
( 1350-51 )  Come nostre tres cher cosin [...] eit enfourmez & cherchez P. [...] de monstrer en soun noun [...] certeines [...] choses [...], qe la dite demonstration par eux faite [...] ne lui tourne en prejudice  i 739
2lawcount, statement, the oral setting out of a plaintiff’s case in court
( 1312-13 )  jugement si nostre seignur le Rei voile a tele demustracioun estre receu  Ed II xiii 79
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