empleindre (s.xii3/3)

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empleindre (s.xii3/3)

[ FEW: 9,17a plangere; Gdf: 3,63c emplaindre; GdfC: ; TL: 3,113 emplaindre; DEAF:  plaindre (emplaindre); DMF:  emplaindre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
emplaindre;  enplaindre,  epleindre  

v.n.

1to complain
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiiin )  par ceo acreist la dolur, Dunt plusur amant mult emplainent  240.37

v.refl.

1lawto complain, bring a complaint
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  De lui s’enplainstrent [...] A la pape cil clerc romain  19rb
( 1292-93 )  Estephene [...] s’enpleynt a les Justices [...] de Richard  48
( 1303 )  (no freeman shall be obliged to come to the hall-moot, unless he wishes) epleindre (l. empleindre) sei a ascun vileyne  iii 63
( 1315 )  Robert [...] porta un replegiare vers Johan [...] et s’enpleint qe atort avoient pris ses avers  Ed II xix 23

p.pr.

1complaining, with a complaint to make
( )  qe les ditz abbé & covent n’eyent encheson de returner autrefoiz a nous enpleinant  iv 516
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