provender (s.xiiiin)

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provender (s.xiiiin)

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[ FEW: 9,277b praebenda; Gdf: 6,466c provender; GdfC: ; TL: 7,2008 provender; DEAF:  provende (provender); DMF:  provender; TLF: ; OED:  provender v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 1234b praebendare ]

v.a. feed, provide with fodder
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Jo n’ai rente [...] Dunt jo tant sul peusse fere Qu’une nuit pusse provender [...] un sul destrier  14855
prebende  prebender  provende  provendre  provendrer 
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