encumbrement (s.xii1/3)

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encumbrement (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 2/ii,939a *comboros; Gdf: 3,110c encombrement; GdfC: ; TL: 3,223 encombrement; DEAF: ; DMF:  encombrement; TLF:  encombrement; OED:  encumberment n.; MED:  encombrement n.; DMLBS: 1316b incumbramentum ]
encombrement,  encoumbrement  

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1encumbrance, obstacle
( 1269 )  e le remanant soit vendu par noz gens franchement, sanz encombrement de nulli  i 481
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  nus devom fuir cest monde ke nus ne encoroms encumbrement de pecché  244.21
burden, affliction
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  Tresdouz Sires, de cest encombrement (=sloth) [...] me descombretz  70
2lawcanon.eccl.encumbrance, illegal appointing of an incumbent to an ecclesiastical preferment
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  […] soit maundé al Evaske, qe il resceyve le clerc presenté; et s’il ne voille, tauntost soit somouns a respoundre pur quei noun. Et issi porra l’encombrement le Evask estre atteynt (=proved)  ii 181
3lawintrusion, encroachment on property
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  si [...] celi feffé [...] face acune intrusioun ou autre encoumbrement vers acune terce persone [...]  ii 112
4calamity, trouble
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Ceste pere est defendement Encuntre tut encumbrement.  256.1634
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ki qe dute encumbrement Ceo pechié ne face nient  1363
5accoutrement
( s.xii4/4 )  a lur seinur en aie li unt dunet xv mars pur le encumbrement de sun fiht que il fist chevalyr  24.168
faire encumbrement a
1to bother, trouble, worry
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  Le pechié des Escoz li fait encumbrement  1785
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