hostager (c.1136-37)

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hostager (c.1136-37)

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[ FEW: 4,492a hospes; Gdf: 4,502a hostagier 1 /5,654b ostagier 1; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1358 ostagier 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  ostager; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  hostagen v.; DMLBS: 1179a hostagiare ]
ostager,  ostagier,  osteger;  obstager,  ostajer,  ostejer  

v.a.

1to give hostages to
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  Ço unt establit en lur [esgarz] E [hostaged] e afied  4273
to stand as hostage
( 1136-37; MS: s.xiv1 )  De drait fere gage donat, e maint riche home l'ostegat (vars. osteat (D)MS: s.xiii1/3)  4879
to hold as hostages
( 1298 )  e jurront ces deus chevaliers qe il les ostageront ben e loiaument, selonc les condicions des persones  i 144
2to release against, in return for hostages
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  par amor e par pité Somes ra[e]int e ostagié  7392
( 1298 )  E qe tutes les pris de nostre partie soient ostagietz e deliverés selomke la fourme de l’acorde  i 135

v.refl.

1lawto stand as a hostage
( 1276-77 )  De nostre sire Moriz le fiuz M. cument la justice lui envea en Slebanre pur ostager les gent ke voleient venir a la pes sicume eus lyi qu’eient mandé  (ed. queient mande) et ibi [sic] ala et returna et dit k’il ne se voleient ostager ne a la pes venir [...]  14
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