encumbrance (s.xiii2/4)

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encumbrance (s.xiii2/4)

[ FEW: 2/ii,939a *comboros; Gdf: 3,110b encombrance; GdfC: ; TL: 3,223 encombrance; DEAF: ; DMF:  encombrance; TLF: ; OED:  encumbrance n.; MED:  encombraunce n.; DMLBS: ]
encumbraunce;  encombrance,  encombranz,  encombraunce;  emcombrance  


1encumbrance, obstacle
( 1321 )  Ceo serreit grant encombrance d’aver acquitance de chescun pays  Ed II xxvi 245
burden, weight
( 1300; MS: s.xiv1 )  cil dedenz a desfiailes Lour enchargent testes e cous De l’emcombrance de granz cups  118.746
2lawencumbrance, illegal appointing of an incumbent to an ecclesiastical preferment
( 1343 )  n’ad pas moustré certeyn fait coment il l’encombra, saver, q’il resceust asqun clerk a autri presentement, ou par sa collacion demene fist institucion et induccion, saunz quel fait ceo ne poet estre dit encombraunce  17-18 Ed III 101
( 1344 )  Ceo respouns est doubleun la voidaunce a autre temps, et autre travers del encombraunce  18 Ed III 97
( MS: s.xiii2 )  Icest boivere conforte l’estomac e [...] le delivere de totes encumbrances  49r22
4calamity, trouble
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E par lur fole avantance Cheent en greignur encumbrance  141va21
( s.xivin; MS: s.xivm )  defendez moy de encumbrance e de enfernal prison  100
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