reteneresce (1329-30)

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reteneresce (1329-30)


[ FEW: *10,336a retinere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  retenir (reteneresse); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The edition suggests that the manuscript reading is receveresce. Despite the possible paleographical confusion with derivations of receivre, it is clear from the context that the woman has retained the rent rather than received it.


1femalewoman who retains, witholds
( 1329-30 )  fust ele trové reteneresce de la rente par verdit d'assise  3-4 Ed III 415
retenable  retenance  retencion  reteneil  retenement  retenir  retenour  retentif  retenue  retient 
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