adjurer (s.xiii2)

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adjurer (s.xiii2)

[ FEW: 24,160b adjurare; Gdf: 1,208a ajurer; GdfC: 8,66a ajurer; TL: 1,271 ajurer; DEAF: ; DMF:  adjurer; TLF:  adjurer; OED:  adjure v.; MED:  adjuren v.; DMLBS: 30a adjurare 1 ]
 

v.a.

1to beseech
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  'Jeo vus adjur, par cerfs de muntaigne E par les cheveres del champ, ne esveillez ma compaigne [...]'  1251

v.n.

1lawto swear an oath
( 1278 )  E ceste L. ke fut pur le Roy adjur ore a ceo Parlement  i 11
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