tenserie (s.xii)

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tenserie (s.xii)


[FEW: 13/i,225a *tensare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 10,233 tenserie; DEAF:  tenser (tenserie); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  tenser n. (tenserie); MED:  tenserie n.; DMLBS: 3403b tenseria]


1taxprotection-money, tax paid (to a lord) in return for protection
( MS: s.xii ) exactio: .i. tenserie  i 21
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 ) De nostre aver nous quert pur aver tenserie  2373
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex ) Ne pot tenserie [...] de eus aver par amur  1127
doner, faire tenserie
1taxto pay protection-money, tax
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 ) Alisandre passa les terres e vient en Lombardie [...]. Venent conte e baron e ly font tenserie  1085
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 ) Tanz roys avoms vencu par nostre labur, Ore devom vers cesty prier d'aver s'amur E doner tenserie cum fussom vavasur  2436
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 ) E si doreyent tenserie Pur aveir pais e membre e vie  4271
tensement#1  tenser#1  tensour#1 
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