potestat (c.1240)

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potestat (c.1240)

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[ FEW: 9,255a potestas; Gdf: 6,241c poestat; GdfC: 10,363a podestat; TL: 7,1249 pöestat; DEAF:  poeste (poestat) / potestat; DMF:  potestat; TLF:  podestat; OED:  potestate n.; MED:  potestat(e n.; DMLBS: 2369c potestas ]
potestate; 
pl. potestas,  potestaz  

s.

1statusperson of power or authority, potentate
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  si grant plenté de lor enemis venissent, le potestat conseiller fu envoié, si com il fust le greinor seignor, ou .xx. mil gent a pé e [...]  66.14-15
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1300 )  quant jeo (= Pilate) estoye en Judee potestat de cele gent devee  211.2085
( 1309; MS: s.xvi2 )  taunt espleit ly roys en Gales qe l'avantdit Madokes et toutz ly autre potestatz se rendent plenerement en sa grace  23.32
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  du soubgit fait potestat  5325
2lawstatusoccupationchief magistrate
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  E fu potestat (Latin: judex) de Romme  107.25
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Guydelot de Seyn Gemynyeyn [...] Acusé esteyt mut a tort Ke il out mys un hum a mort, [...] Le potestat en forte tur Le fist ferger saunz sucur, Saunz duzur de humanité  7696
( s.xivm; MS: c.1400 )  Et il (=the king) manda messagers a Burys (=Burgos) ové lettres de creaunce et (l. a?) ly deliverer le treitour. Et le potestate ly delivera meintenant  217.28
3theol.statusmember of the sixth order of angels in the ninefold celestial hierarchy
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  De potestas l’ordre aduree La sime eschele est ja formee  3539
( c.1285; MS: c.1297 )  il tierz (=in second hierarchy of angels) 'potestates', c’est a dire potestaz  82.18
poable  poance  poant  poantment  podestat  poer#1  poer#2  poeros  poeste  poesté  poestif  poestivement  possible  possiblement  possibleté  potence  potent  potestatem  pouaille  pussablement  pussance  pussant  pussantment  pussaument 
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