escheter (1260)

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escheter (1260)

[ FEW: 3,262b *excadere; Gdf: 3,384c escheoiter; GdfC: ; TL: 3,883 eschëoiter; DEAF: ; DMF:  échoiter; TLF: ; OED:  escheat v.; MED:  escheten v.; DMLBS: 800b escaëtare ]


1lawto escheat
( 1260; MS: c.1300 )  ele perdreit le heritage, si escheiteit (l. escheitereit)  123
( 1311 )  Plus tost eschetereit al seignur qe resortireit al sank le pere  Ed II xi 12
( 1430-31 )  lez biens et chateux de tiel testatour [...] estoient seisez et eschetez es mayns [...] le roy  iv 378
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