espenser (s.xii3/4)

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espenser (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 3,308a expensa; Gdf: 3,521c espensier; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1179 espensier; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  spence n. 2 / spencer n. 1; MED:  spenser(e n.; DMLBS: 3153a spensator ]
 

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1occupationjanitor, key-holder
( MS: s.xiii )  claviger: espenser  168
occupationsteward
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Buteler, despenser (var. espensers (P)MS: c.1310) e mestre conestables  736
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