endosser (s.xii3/4)

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endosser (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,145b dorsum; Gdf: 3,133a endosser; GdfC: 9,458a endosser; TL: 3,290 endosser; DEAF: ; DMF:  endosser; TLF:  endosser; OED:  endoss v.; MED:  endosen v.; DMLBS: 1334c indorsare ]
endocer,  endoscer,  endoser;  endorcer,  endorser  

v.a.

1to put on, don
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  unkes il ne vout hauberk endoser  427
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Kar la fei est, saciez sanz fable, Escu encountre le diable E hauberc ke humme ad endossé  5831
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Endossez le hauberc  266.451
2to write on the back of a document
( c.1265 )  donkes endossera le viscounte en le bref les nouns des meynpernours  91
( 1313-14 )  e endorsa son noun derere en la testament  Ed II vii 40
3lawto endorse
( 1303 )  mustra a la court le lybel enselé de sun seal demeyn et la consultacion endossé ové le seal Sir R.B.  30-31 Ed I 443
( 1305 )  la quele peticioun fust endossee qe le dit J. fust restitut al dit office  i 191
( 1420 )  qe [...] bille ou peticione soit endocé par tielx paroles [...]  iv 127
4to give support to
( 1347 )  qe nul grant de la terre ne autre ne meigntiegne ne endosse traitours, felouns  ii 165
5to stand with one’s back to
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Alisandre [...] Defent sey vers trestoz [...] Quel talent qe toz aient, le mur ad endossé  5880

p.p._as_a.

1backed, supported
( 1376-77 )  il (=the papal Collector) est si endossez de prelatz [...] qe remede n’ent ad esté fait  ii 373
endosser que
to make a note on the back to the effect that
( 1292 )  Le viconte en ceo retourna le recordare, e endossa ke la cause fut fause  20-21 Ed I 359
adosser 
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