possesser (1341-42)

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possesser (1341-42)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,238a possessor; Gdf: 6,331c possesser; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1637 possesser; DEAF:  possessor (possesser); DMF:  possesser; TLF: ; OED:  possess v. / possessed a. and n.; MED:  possessen v.; DMLBS: 2361b possidere ]
 

v.a.

1lawto possess, have ownership of
( 1364 )  la dite dame de Burgoigne aura, joira, et possessera dys mill livrees de terre  iii 750
( 1425 )  par auctorité de ce dit parlement il poet estre deniseine, sibien a tenir et possesser tous benefices qui luy sont et serront conferez et donnez  iv 314

p.p._as_a.

estre possessé (de)
lawto have possession, ownership (of)
( 1341-42 )  cele repelle des temporaltés le priour ne se poet estendre a ceo dount Roger estoit possessé devant  16.2 Ed III 305
( 1388 )  nous liverasmes mesme la persone qe fuist issint pris a nostre successour, le quel ly resceust et fuist possessé de mesme la person qe fuist issint pris  11 Rich II 244
( 1472-73 )  il mesme fuit possessé etc. dez ditz bienz  ii 15.3
poseer  possession  possessioné  possessionel  possessionour  possessorie  possessur  possider  purseierre 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
possesser