enquester (s.xiiiex)

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enquester (s.xiiiex)

[ FEW: 4,707b inquirere; Gdf: 4,588c inquester; GdfC: 9,474a enquester; TL: 3,487 enquester; DEAF: ; DMF:  enquêter / inquester; TLF:  enquêter; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to search, examine
( s.xiiiex; MS: 1307-15 )  par ces cinc choses [...] si vus avez la en queste (l. enquesté) diligeaument porrez vus venir au nombre de voz pecchez certeinement  103.1
to question, interrogate
( 1328 )  que nos fraunks hommes ne fussent enjurees ne enquestés en cell court  354
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