supplantere (c.1300)

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supplantere (c.1300)



1usurper, one who replaces another
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Semblant fist (=Jacob) come il volt l'autre (=Esau) arere trere, Saunz nule demure, el ventre sa mere. Pur ce fu li enfaunt Jacob apelé; Jacob 'supplantere' est interpreté  506
( c.1300; MS: s.xivm )  Dreit noun ad Jacob, il est supplauntere  837
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