impugner (1364-65)

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impugner (1364-65)


[ FEW: 4,610a impugnare; Gdf: 4,559b impugner; GdfC: 9,790a impugner; TL: 4,1359 impugner; DEAF: I145 impugner; DMF:  impugner; TLF: ; OED:  impugn v.; MED:  impugnen v.; DMLBS: 1274a impugnare ]


1to attack, fight (against)
( 1395; MS: s.xv1 )  les enemies de pais [...] qui jusques a ores n'ont pas dormi, et ne dorment encores pur impugner Israel et pur nous attraire a la proie transitoire et infernale d'orgueil  243.47
lawto impugn, call into question, oppose
( 1364-65 )  ces qe empugnent les droitz le Roi  ii 288
( 1396-97 )  attemptount ou empugnount le title du Roi  iii 408
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