lenquir (c.1235)

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lenquir (c.1235)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 5,322 lenquir; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  linquish v.; MED:  linquishen v.; DMLBS: 1620b linquere ]


1to relinquish
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  'Ma croiz vus doins ke ne mettez ja Jesum en ubbli'. Cist l'en enmercie, ki pas ne la lenqui   492
( 1421 )   la dite purpartie, quelle le roi linquist a mesme la countesse de Stafford  iv 140
2to renounce
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E quant hom sun pecché linquist, Deus i entre e li diables en ist  6456
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