empeschable (1382)

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empeschable (1382)

[ FEW: *4,578a impedicare; Gdf: 3,55c empechable; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  empêchable; TLF: ; OED:  impeachable adj.; MED:  empechable adj.; DMLBS: ]
empescheable,  empechable;  enpeschable,  enpescheable;  enpecheable  


1lawliable to prosecution, impeachable
( 1382 )  [...] qe chescune persone qe y soit empeschez ou empescheable de quelconqes cause [...] soit desore resceuz en dit escheqier  ii 21 ix
( 1402; MS: s.xv1 )  voidant aprés voz tresgracious grant et licence sanz riens pour ent estre empeschable a vostre haulte seignurie  23.18
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