exercice (s.xiiim)

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exercice (s.xiiim)

[ FEW: 3,292b exercitium; Gdf: 3,681b exercice; GdfC: 9,582a exercice; TL: 3,1535 exercice; DEAF: ; DMF:  exercice; TLF:  exercice; OED:  exercise n.; MED:  exercise n.; DMLBS: 843a exercitium ]
exercise;  excercice,  excercise,  excercite,  exercite (l. exercice) excertite (l. excercice) excerccice  

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1physical exercise
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  travail ausi e exercice Sucur en est de oster malice  2096
2exercise (of an office, power)
( 1386 )  si [...] les ditz counseillers soient destourbez [...] sur l’exerccice [sic] de lor poair  ii 42
( 1422 )  pur l’exercice des offices  iv 170
3lawuse, exercise of a right
( 1313-14 )  si trové soit par record de autre ou par sa chartre demene q’il ne deit pas en tiele manere avoir le, il serra forjugé de excercice et la fraunchise pris serra en la main le Roi  Ed II viii 193
( 1397 )  touchant la usee & exercise de mesme la commission  iii 381
( 1402 )  discordes et debates […] parentre l’evesqe d’Ely et l’ercedeaken d’Ely sur l’exercise de lour jurisdictioun  iii 500
4control (over)
( 1430-31 )  pur l’exercice dez tielx merchandisez deins le dit staple  iv 378
5practice, habit
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  [...] Usez bone vertu e par exercice Ostez males teches  153
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  E plein de merite aussi fu Par exercice de vertu En orant e en bien fesant  4952
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  excercice si est usage […] En quei dunkes excerciter Deit em pur merite aver  7379
6trial, test
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  checun ad […] Un bon angle a li assegnez Pur garder le de mal e de vice, E un mauveis pur excercice  1574
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