provost (c.1150)

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provost (c.1150)

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[ FEW: 9,302a praepositus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,416b prevost; TL: 7,1833 prevost; DEAF:  prevost; DMF:  prévôt; TLF:  prévôt; OED:  provost n. / prévôt n.; MED:  provost; DMLBS: 2419a praeponere /2551a provosta ]
prevost,  prevoste,  provolt,  provos,  provoste,  provoust,  provot,  provout,  pruvost,  prevest  i 794 profost  358 pronote provote  128.14 prouout provout  150 provest  i 172 provoyst  144
pl. prevos,  prevoz,  provos,  prevox  241.4 pl. pruotz  Ed II xvii 150  

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1lawoccupationprovost, provincial or town governor
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Valerien Qui ert prevost de la cité  267
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Coment Jhesu gari li fiz a provost [...] le fiz un provost estoit malade a Chapharnaum  14.1
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  noun pas emperour mes come provost de l’empire  151.16
2domesticoccupationreeve, steward
( c.1150; MS: s.xii3/4 )  si aucuns vescunte u provost mesfait as humes  (Hk) 2.1
( c.1165; MS: s.xiii2 )  Li leun mut se coruça; le lu, sun provost, apela, demanda lui pur quei ne vient  258.16
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  provotz de lé massons de la maison  265
( 1338 )  il avoit un provost en mesme le maner qe avoit la cure et administracion de touz les biens et les chateux deinz mesme le maner  11-12 Ed III 491
3eccl.occupationprovost, head of a chapter or religious community
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii2 )  "Mandez", fist il, "un provost Qui face venir ci la gent"  941
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  provost de l’abbaie  1982
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  Le provot vint al vicaire  1764
( 1384 )  Mestre Duncan Petit provost de Seint Andrewe  ii 64
4mil.occupationhist.commander of a legion
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le office de provost  2.12
provost dé fevres
mil.occupationhist.chief engineer
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le office de provost dé fevres  2.14
provost des herbergeries
mil.occupationhist.camp commandant
( 1271-72; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Le office de provost des herbergeries  2.13
provosté  provoster  provosterie  provostur  provosture 
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