expectation (s.xiv1)

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expectation (s.xiv1)

[ FEW: 3,319b exspectare; Gdf: 3,518c espectation; GdfC: 9,583c expectation; TL: 3,1537 expectacïon; DEAF: ; DMF:  expectation; TLF: ; OED:  expectation n.; MED:  expectacioun n.; DMLBS: 868c exspectatio ]
expectacioun  

s.

1expectation, hope
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  nostre Seignour [...] moy ad tollet de la main de Herode et de tote la expectacioun del poeple des Gieux  (A) 367c (pursuite (B) 216b
( 1376-77 )  Jhesu Crist qy fuist l’expectation du poeple  ii 362
eccl.expectation of a vacancy, appointment of an incumbent to a benefice by the pope in anticipation of a vacancy
( 1379-80 )  les ditz ordinaires et pastours ont esté ensi destourbez et enpeschez de leur dites collations, par provisions, expectations, et reservations de la court de Rome, q’ils n’ont peu d’aucun benefice pourvoir franchement  iii 82
( 1392 )  qant a les provisions qe l’en purra accorder qe le pape doigne la tierce foiz par voie d’expectation ou par mort de ceux qe deivent (l. devient =die) en la courte de Rome [...]  496
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