empleindre (1165-80 (?))

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empleindre (1165-80 (?))

[ FEW: 9,17a plangere; Gdf: 3,63c emplaindre; GdfC: ; TL: 3,113 emplaindre; DEAF:  plaindre (emplaindre); DMF:  emplaindre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
emplaindre;  enplaindre,  epleindre  


1to complain
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  par ceo acreist la dolur, Dunt plusur amant mult emplainent  240.37
law to complain, bring a complaint
( 1303 )  qe les ditz abbé e covent n’eyent encheson de returner autrefoiz a nous enpleinant  iv 516


1lawto complain, bring a complaint
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  De lui s’enplainstrent [...] A la pape cil clerc romain  1482
( 1292-93 )  Estephene [...] s’enpleynt a les Justices [...] de Richard  48
( 1303 )  (no freeman shall be obliged to come to the hall-moot, unless he wishes) epleindre (l. empleindre) sei a ascun vileyne  iii 63
( 1315 )  Robert [...] porta un replegiare vers Johan [...] et s’enpleint qe atort avoient pris ses avers  Ed II xix 23
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