empernour (c.1275)

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empernour (c.1275)

[ FEW: *4,602a *imprehendere; Gdf: 3,72c empreneeur; GdfC: ; TL: 3,134 emprenëor; DEAF: ; DMF:  empreneur; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
emparnour;  enpernur  

s.

1instigator
( 1334 )  [...] q’ils doignent sentence [...] sur felons [...] et meintenours et empernours des faux quereles  234
undertaker (of litigation)
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  les choses furent meyntenues a la feze par favour des juges, a la feze par emparnours des bosoygnes  17
empernour de parole
lawundertaker of pleadings
( MS: c.1275 )  nul des avantdiz vint e quatre ne doit sustenir partie en curt de la cité ne estre cuntur ne enpernur de parole en prejudice de la franchise de la ville  26.7
emprendre#1 
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