enchair (s.xii¼)

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enchair (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: *2/i,24a cadere; Gdf: 3,91a enchair /3,100c encheoir; GdfC: ; TL: 3,200 enchëoir; DEAF: ; DMF:  enchoir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
enchaeir,  enchaer,  encheir  

v.n.

1to fall
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Vient enchair as pez Brandan  657
to arise, occur
( 1316 )  quaunt possibiletés enchesunt home les pledera solom q’il chesunt de ley  Ed II xx 84
2lawto become liable to a penalty
( c.s.xii )  s’il fussent ataint k’il ne l’eussent fait, si fussent enchaet a sa were  ii 57
3lawto fail (in trial by oath etc.)
( s.xii )  l’em lui doit esgarder k’il s’en defende soi setim main, et s’il enchiet [...]  i 47
( c.1260; MS: c.1275 )  kar sy vous enchaytez tote la curt encheet  100
enchair de
1to incur
( 1327 )  avantprise dont Loundreis encheent qui pernent prises avant le Roi  1035
enchair en
1to fall on
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Nul ne poet d’els esturtre vifs, Qu’il en lur glaive n’encheisent  2137
2to fall into
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Foirent devant la meie face fosse, e enchairent en li  75.56.9
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Tote joie (l. En tote joie) e tote leesce devez  (ed. deuez) vus  (ed. uus) tenir de enchair  (ed. en chair) e a diverces  (ed. diuerces) temptacions (var. enchair en diverses temptacions (BN)MS: s.xivin)  266.16

p.p._as_a.

1fallen
(1420)  considerez les fiblesce et poverté des gents […], es queux eles sont encheiez  iv 123
fallen (into sin), guilty
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Kar andui serrunt enchaeit Se cil nes delivret ki deit  3999
2dilapidated, in ruins
( 1414 )  la greindre partie des hospitalx […] sont encheiez  iv 19
chair 
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