serviour (1324)

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serviour (1324)


[ FEW: 11,546b servitor; Gdf: 7,401b serveor; GdfC: ; TL: 9,562 servëor 2; DEAF:  servir (serveor); DMF:  serveur; TLF:  serveur; OED:  server n. / servier n.; MED:  server(e n.; DMLBS: 3054a servitor ]
servieur,  servior,  servyour,  severe (l. se[r]vere?)  


1 status servant, one who is in service of another
( 1324 )  [...] qe de cest terrour =the arrest of Edward II’s proctor in the Court of France voz loiaux servyours ne soient mis en affray de vous servir  12
( 1324 )  A tresnoble e poeros seinhor, a moseinhor Hues le Despensser le fuiz, par son humble sargant e servior Isarn de Lana Plan  92
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  foialx lieges et servieurs de vous et de vostre tresexcellent coroune  334.5
status occupation attendant, domestic servant
( s.xiv1?; MS: s.xivm )  the king's son had no aptitude for study: il ne pout unkes encliner sey fors a estre severes (l. se[r]veres?) [..]; les sages [...] virent en la stellation q'il estoyt disposés a cel mester  12.99
serf#1  servage  servager  servant#1  servante#1  servantie  serve#1  serviable  servil  servir  servisable  servisant  servise#1  servitia  servitur  servitute 
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