prestore (1274)

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prestore (1274)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,317b praesto; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  prest (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The etymology of this word, possibly an aphetic form of apresture, remains unclear, and its association with the praesto family is tentative.


lettre de prestore
1lawletter of commission, instruction
( 1274 )  [...] pur ceo que le contract fut fet hors de ceo reaume, ke le rey n’ad poer de ateindre […] par genz de ceo pais si par lettres de prestore nun  i 22
apresture  prest#1  prest#2  prestation  preste#1  prestement  prester#1  prester#2  presticioun  prestur 
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