levour (1293)

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levour (1293)


[ 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 ]


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 et grevances sont faitz au poeple par ascuns des coillours des leines, levours et taxours d'autres taxes et talliages  ii 171
2rebel, one who rises up against authority
( 1381 )  pur punir les rebelx et les levours encountre le pees  iii 118
levé  lever#1 
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