sover (s.xiii)

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sover (s.xiii)


[FEW: *12,333b subinde; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  sovent (sover); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
sovel;  sovier;  suveurre,  somer (l. sovier)  ii 264.6 soner (l. sover)  ii 268.1 sonor (l. sover)  ii 268.1  

This adjective is attested only in Anglo-Norman, and is presumably a derivative of sovent1 (from Latin subinde), possibly a contraction of sovener1.


1frequent, regular
( MS: s.xiii ) crebris: sovers  ii 120.67
( MS: s.xiiiex ) usito: (D) frequentatum u sovel  (ed. sove[ne]l)  ii 170
( MS: s.xiii/xiv ) frequentem: (D) sover (var. (L: s.xiii/xiv) suveurre ))  ii 73.73
( 1352 ) autres soviers taxes, taillages et plusours autres cheances qe les ont survenuz  ii 237.9
( 1368 ) divers et sovers ofres et demandes  ii 294.7
sovener#1  sovenerement  sovent#1  soventement  soventre#1  soverement 
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