encharger (c.1150)

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encharger (c.1150)

[ FEW: 2/i,421a carricare; Gdf: 3,94b enchargier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,189 enchargier; DEAF: ; DMF:  encharger; TLF:  en-1 (encharger); OED:  encharge v.; MED:  enchargen v.; DMLBS: ]
enchargier;  encharjer;  encharcher;  acharger  

v.a.

1to load
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Fais lor encharget ensement Com uns vilains a sa jument  7377
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Pristrent les esmeraudes li Griu [...] lur muls e lur chevaus de eus enchargerent  C 122
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Sur le col W. le (=Becket) voldrent enchargier  5548
2to place a burden on
( 1343 )  De homage ou services qe fuissent dues de dreit et qe ne serra pas enchargé de l’heir  17 Ed III 323
3to impose
( 1181-85; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  la penitence Ke l’en li achargera  (ed. [ en] achargera)  1299
4to charge, command
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  En l’oreille li ad sa parole enchargee Va mei al seneschal [...]  497
( 1279 )  Saichoiz, sire, que vostre frere et gie moustrames au roi de France ce que vous nous encharjastes  263
( 1298-99 )  solom ce qe nous luy avoms plus pleinement enchargetz e enjoint  320
( 1415 )  lour estroitement enchargeantz de faire les ditz confirmacions  iv 71
to commit, entrust (to)
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  dit li est e mustrez Le mesage trestut ki li fu enchargez  1001
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Li reis paen a cumandé A çous qui (=to whom) l’aveit (=the prisoner) enchargé Que il seit forment pené  758

v.refl.

1to take upon oneself (to)
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  serroit bon [...] qe chescun de nous s’en chargea [...] a prendre ensample de ceo douz Jesus  41
charger#1  encarier 
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