suffisance (1304)

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suffisance (1304)

suffancz,  suffaunce,  suffauncie;  suffissaunce,  suffisautiesuffisancie  463  

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1sufficiency, adequacy
( 1304 )  Si le seignur apprue qe le tenant ne poet aver la suffisaunce (= adequate common to feed the number of his beasts), il le disseise  32-33 Ed I 235
( 1313 )  ... respoundre s'il eust terre ou noun nent eaunt regarde a la suffisaunce  Ed II xvi 9
( 1377 )  le dit W. [...] estoit lessé sanz suffisancz des gentz pur le dit chastel long temps garder  iii 10
2lawsurety sufficient to satisfy the law
( 1312 )  soit leissé par la dite meinprise ou par autre suffissaunce, jusques a la venue des dites justices  i 285
3forces, power
( 1374 )  pur avoir plus de suffisance al dit Justice que fuit en Irland  203
sufficience 
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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