levour (1293)

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levour (1293)

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[ FEW: 5,280a levare; Gdf: 4,768a leveor 1; GdfC: ; TL: 5,357 levëor; DEAF: ; DMF:  leveur 1; TLF:  leveur; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1590c levator ]
 

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1occupationtaxlevier, person who levies taxes etc.
( 1293 )  Si Maud portat bref sur le rendre, e ele ne pout cunter de la seysyne le leveor [...]  21-22 Ed I 61
( 1347 )  qe come diverses extorsions & grevances sont faitz au poeple par ascuns des coillours des leines, levours, & taxours d'autres taxes & talliages  ii 171
2rebel, one who rises up against authority
( 1381 )  pur punir les rebelx & les levours encountre le pees  iii 118
levé  lever#1 
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