comprer (c.1136-37)

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comprer (c.1136-37)

[ FEW: 2/ii,968b comparare 1; Gdf: 2,206b comperer; GdfC: ; TL:  comparer 2; DEAF:  comparer 2; DMF:  comparer 2; TLF: ; OED:  compare v.2; MED: ; DMLBS: 403a comparare 2 ]
compairer,  comparer,  comparrer;  comper,  compere,  comperer,  comperire,  comprire,  comprere;  compre;  conper;  conperer,  conperrer,  conprir;  cumparer,  cumparrer,  cumperer;  cunparer,  compyr  Ed II xvii 74 var  


1to pay for, be punished for
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Si ço n’est veir, perdras la vie, Comprer t’estuet ta sorcerie  2756
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Cestes controveures, si jeo vif, comparez  7051
( s.xiii2 )  usure [...] Ke tant par est cher conperree  6.117
( 1260; MS: c.1300 )  le fiz ne deit pas comprer le pecché son pere  125
( 1313-14 )  si vous eiez porté maveys bref, nous ne devoms mie acomprier (var. comparercomprire) vostre fol purchas  Ed II vii 140


1to buy
( 1420 )  Ne qe nulle […] ové l’avantdit Johan Corbyn vende ne compra, ne ové luy privé ne appert entremetta en nulle manere point  392
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