purpresture (c.1240)

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purpresture (c.1240)

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[ FEW: 9,315a praestare; Gdf: 6,305a porpresture; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1551 porpresture; DEAF:  prester (porpresture); DMF:  pourpresture; TLF: ; OED:  purpresture n.; MED:  purpresture n.; DMLBS: 2584b purprestura ]

pl. purpasturis  61
pl. purpresturis  ii 38
pl. purpreturis  ii 38
pl. purpreturus  ii 56  


1lawpurpresture, encroachment, illegal enclosure of land
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Surquist ces veisins cum feluns, E tute nuz lur fist purpresture Pur felonie de sa mal aventure  113.11
( 1279 )  autres purprestures e trespas [...] fet cuntre ly e sa corone  18
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  totes maneres de purprestures fetes sur nous de terres et de fraunchises  i 72
( c.1302? )  les purprestures e les arentementz qe sunt prises en la foreste  120
prest#1  prest#2  prester#1  prester#2  prestore  prestur  purprestur 
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