desavower (c.1150)

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desavower (c.1150)

[ FEW: 24,201b advocare; Gdf: 2,542b desavouer; GdfC: 9,314b desavouer; TL: 2,1476 desavöer; DEAF: ; DMF:  désavouer; TLF: ; OED:  disavow v.; MED:  disavouen v.; DMLBS: 675a disadvocare ]
desavoer,  desavouer,  desavuer;  dessavower,  disavower,  dissavower;  dessavouer,  disavouer,  desawoyer  (G) 28  

v.a.

1to disavow, disown
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  La doctrine de seinte eglise Vunt chalengant e sa justise. Se (l. Sé) fiz se tenent nequedent, Ne la desavoent n[i]ent  7366
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Lur Seignur desavuerent, E [...] le mistrent ariere dos  5203
( MS: s.xiii3/3 )  Sire, jeo dessavou cele jumente que onques ne la vi avant ore  (S) 63
lawto repudiate, recall
( 1338 )  Nota q’un appellour desavowa soun appelle, q’il le fit par duresse  11-12 Ed III 627
( 1384 )  Et purtant qe le dit pessoner desavouast en partie sa dite accusation  iii 169
lawto disavow, refuse to acknowledge
( 1356 )  si les dites justices desavowent lour dit recorde [...]  vi 107
( 1388 )  poet estre qe le record qe les autres ount mys avaunt n’est pas le record et auximent qe les autres voillent disavower cest record  12 Rich II 25
2lawto disallow, declare invalid
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  Endreit  (ed. En dreit) de faus brefs ou brefs desavowez ou brefs de faux jugement  i 33
( 1319 )  (Bereford C.J.)desavowa l’essone  Ed II xxv 143

sbst._inf.

1lawdisavowal
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  en cas ou destreyndre et disavouer porrount estre ensemble  i 281
desavower (a)
1lawto disavow
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  et disavowe tener de soen seignur  i 281
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  et pleinement desavowa (var. dedit (H2)MS: 1307-27) a tenir de lui  62
( 1340 )  il desavowa et desclama outrément a tenir de lui  14-15 Ed III 15
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