despensable (c.1241)

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despensable (c.1241)

[ FEW: *3,97b dispendare; Gdf: 2,626c despensable; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1687 despensable; DEAF: ; DMF:  dépensable; TLF: ; OED:  dispensable adj.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


pain despensable
1livery bread, provision of bread to servants, etc.
( c.1241; MS: s.xiii2 )  veez quaunt quarters de blé vous volez despendre la semayne en payn despensable, cumben en aumone  392
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