presentable (s.xiiiex)

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presentable (s.xiiiex)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,309b praesentare; Gdf: 6,389b presentable; GdfC: 10,410c presentable; TL: 7,1798 presentable; DEAF:  presenter (presentable); DMF:  présentable; TLF:  présentable; OED:  presentable a.; MED:  presentable a.; DMLBS: 2424b praesentabilis ]


1eccl.presentable, capable of being nominated or recommended for a benefice
( 1489 )  Mayster d’un hospitall [...] ou prior que est presentable et toutz ceux queux veignont al mason ou eglise per presentement et nemi per election  i 145.4
lawpresentable, as is fitting or necessary to be brought to the attention of the law as a matter for presentment or prosecution
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/3 )  felonies, mescheaunces e autres articles presentables en heires (=eyres) pur pecchié  10
( 1323 )  les presentementz des meyres, baillifs [...] ou autres officiers presentables a Escheqier  872
( 1341 )  (since he) ne voleit presenter choses presentables, il fust amercié  15 Ed III 55.19
( 1376 )  Dont ils priont de grace d'ordeigner q'ils purront presenter choses presentables deux foitz par an tansoulement  ii 357.195
presence  present#1  present#2  presentacion  presentage  presenteisun  presentement#1  presentement#2  presenter  presenteur  presentialment 
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