grevable (s.xiiiex)

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grevable (s.xiiiex)


[ FEW: 4,260b gravare; Gdf: 4,351b grevable; GdfC: ; TL: 4,631 grevable; DEAF: G1358 grever (grevable); DMF:  grevable; TLF: ; OED:  grievable adj.; MED:  grevable adj.; DMLBS: ]


1tax(of tax) heavy, oppressive
( 1365 )  Et si par votre avis il vous semble la dite imposicion estre trop grande et grevable pur notre people, si la restreignez solonc ceo que la chose la desire  iii 767
2lawliable to penalization
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  Les ministres le Roi neqedent sont plus grevables pur lur lei enfreinte  151
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