exercer (1121-35)

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exercer (1121-35)

[ FEW: 3,292a exercere; Gdf: 3,681b exercer; GdfC: 9,554b essercer; TL: 3,1535 exercier; DEAF: ; DMF:  exercer; TLF:  exercer; OED:  exerce v.; MED:  exercen v.; DMLBS: 842a exercere ]
excercer,  exerser;  essercer,  essercier,  excercerer  


1to fulfil, practise, perform the duties of
( 1330 )  procura l’office estre doné a son vadlet A. de T., le quel excercea l’office  191
( 1372 )  pur user, faire, et excercer l’office de nostre chief seneschal et surveour de touz noz terres  i 105
( 1392-93 )  un deputé [...] pur le dit office exercer en sa absence  12
( 1401; MS: s.xv1 )  pur bien et diligealment excercer son dite office  303.25
( 1439 )  bien et loialment user et excercer mesme l’occupation  v 25
to carry out
( 1377 )  les conseillers [...] averoient noz lettres patentz a faire et exercerer les dites choses  iv 10
( 1397 )  donant a eulx [...] plein povoir [...] de tout ce faire et exercer  i 234
to wield, exercise
( 1415 )  [...] issint qe nully ascune poaire illoeqes excerceroit forsqe [...]  iv 85
( 1425 )  toutes voz loys, franchisez et libertez user et exercer  iv 315
to apply, put into practice
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  la saint escripture Est a l’anme pulture, Ki la volt essercer E sultiment traiter  2657


1to practise
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Le escole dais haunter Pur tai ben exercer  904
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