eschap (s.xiiex)

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eschap (s.xiiex)

[ FEW: 3,268b *excappare; Gdf: 3,366a eschap; GdfC: ; TL: 3,843 eschap; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  escape n. 1; MED:  escap n.; DMLBS: 801a escapagium /801b escapium ]
eschape,  echap;  eschepe,  chape  3-4 Ed III 188  

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1escape (of prisoners)
( 1295 )  les viscountes furent amerciez en eyres [...] pur l’eschap de laron  i 139
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  (the king) mout fust corocee pur l’eschap  38.23
lawfine for escape of prisoner
( 1314-15 )  si les felons fussont rescous ou eschapés le Roi perdroit l’eschape  i 300
2outcome
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Coment ke me ert cist giu partie, A l’eschap de ceste querele, [...]  288 (var. C15)
par eschap
1after breaking loose
( c.1260; MS: c.1275 )  les avers vindrent en cel fee par eschape e ne mie par reson de pestre  79
( 1334 )  si bestes y entrent par l’eschap  236
sei mettre en eschap
1to flee, run away
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xiv2 )  Lors voloient les mariners fuir de la nef, et voloient mettre lour scaphe en la meer, pur soi mettre desur en eschap  (B) 225b
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