profés (s.xii3/3)

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profés (s.xii3/3)

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[ FEW: 9,430a profession; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,426v profés; TL: 7,1952 profés; DEAF:  professïon (profés); DMF:  profès; TLF:  profès; OED:  profess n. / profess adj.; MED:  profes(se n. / professen v. (profes); DMLBS: 2492c profiteri ]
proffés,  profess,  professe,  profez,  f. profresse  

It is possible that in some instances, forms with a final ‘e’ could be read as accented, that is, as the past participle of professer.

a.

1monasticeccl.professed, having taken religious orders
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  Regulerment ert ordené E profés e a Deu sacré  127.18
( 1292 )  une seur est entré en religion, e profés en le ordre  20-21 Ed I 21
( 1312 )  aprés ceo q’ele prist l’abit, si ele fut profresse [...]  Ed II xii 212
( 1481 )  le demandaunt est moynge professe  i 158

s.

1monasticeccl.one who is professed, has taken religious vows
( 1427 )  le mort del baron serra trié per profés [...] Si excommengement fuit allegé, il serra trié per l’evesque  i cxi.875
2lawprofession, declaration (perhaps in confusion with confesse?)
( MS: c.1450 )  et hors de la dicte fraunchise de cinque portes, par tieulx professe, examinacion, proves, determinacion, juggement, et execucion, come lez admiralx  415
nientprofesse  professer  profession 
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