conestablie (1155)

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conestablie (1155)

[ FEW: 2/ii,941b comes; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,159b connestablie; TL: 2,671 conestablie; DEAF:  conestable (conestablie); DMF:  connétablie; TLF:  connétablie; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 456a constablia ]
connestablie;  cunestablie,  cunstablie  

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1command
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Petreius [...] Dis mil armez out en baillie, Tant out en sa cunestablie  11908
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Horn ad sur tuz pris la conestablie  1578
2constableship, wardenship
( c.1185 )  Saisi citez e les chastels Et si asist baillifs novels, Asist ses leis et ses justizes, Remua les conestablies  272
3mil.troop, company of soldiers
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Devant lui vint Labienus, Sire ert d'une conestablie  4089
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  cinc cenz chevaliers d’une cunestablie  1748
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