palmer2 (s.xii)

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palmer2 (s.xii)

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[ FEW: 7,509b palma 1; Gdf: 6,46c paumer 3; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  paumer (paumier 2); DMF:  paumer; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2089b palmare ]


1to touch, handle
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Jerome [...] Clous e coste mut hardyement Manya [...] Le seynt (=dead body of St Francis) pauma hardiement  6263
2lawto take in the hand, grasp to swear an oath upon
( s.xii )  Ne il ne doivent livre palmer, ne altre serrement faire  ii 57
( 1260; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  [...] de sa main destre paumera le livre e dirra issint [...]  127
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  Et cum les parties averount pledez jekes al assise, adounc soint les jurours demaundez, et ceux qi ne i sount mie soint amerciez, et les autres voisent paumer le livre  ii 158
palme#1  palmee  palmoier  palmoire 
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