encherir (c.1136-37)

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encherir (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/i,441a carus; Gdf: 3,102a encherir; GdfC: 9,451b encherir; TL: 3,201 encherir; DEAF: ; DMF:  enchérir; TLF:  enchérir; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
encherer,  encherrer;  enchirer,  enchirir;  acherir,  escherir  

v.a.

1to revere, hold dear
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  Biuen [sic] deit l’en la dame servir E honurer e encherir  100.162
to cherish
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Mult m’amerent e encherirent  588
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Si l’ad pus amé & servie E honuré & encherie  263.320
( 1377 )  le noble chivalrie del roialme estoit bien nurriz, encherriz, honorés  iii 5
2merch.to raise the price of
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  les forstallours ausi, qi acherisent (var. acressent (C)MS: s.xiv1/3) les foers de vitayle vendable  i 193
( 1293 )  marchaunz estranges [...] tiegnent lour marchandise desvenduez tant q’il unt outrajousement les biens encherrez  i 119
( 1362 )  Pur ce qe vins [..] sont encherrez & mis a tres grant pris  ii 270
( )  […] dount les marchés de tote manyre de vitaille sunt enchiris  ii 404
to render (a place) more expensive (to live in)
( 1321 )  qe nul ne soit si hardi de forstaller [...] par qei la ville soit encherie  Ed II xxvi 12
( 1323-25 )  le pais est si encheri devers nous par defaute de vitailles  103
( 1329-30 )  qe nulle [...] ne cherice ne face enchericer les hosteles de comune poeple  3-4 Ed III 32

v.refl.

1merch.to rise, be increased (of price, etc.)
( 1314-15 )  certeins pris des boefs [...] les queus se encherisent  i 295

p.p._as_a.

1cherished, beloved
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  Marie [...] mere Deu mult encherie  138.122
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  Dame u pucele eschevie (var. escherie (B)MS: s.xivin)  1677
2short, in dearth
( 1276-77 )  k’il ne soeffre ke nul lettre isse hors de la Chaunceleré pur amener (=export) du blé hors de Irlande, car le pais est durement acheriz e il a justice dute ke les Irreis se voisent al bois par defaute et ke le rei ne perne mie a mal k’il ne fra sun mandement endreit du blé lesser issir hors de la terre  15
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