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emprier (1256)

[ FEW: 9,337b precari; Gdf: 3,74c emprier; GdfC: ; TL: 7,1842 priier; DEAF:  priier (empriier); DMF:  emprier; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
empreer,  emprire;  enpreer,  enprier,  enpriere;  apreer  


1to pray, ask
( 1256; MS: c.1300 )  pur mun seignur aveer Ki tant me deingna apreer, Kar cest art saver voleit  1298
( c.1340; MS: s.xiv2 )  dont vous empry tres cherement de la bone continuance  316.24
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  ses lettres envoya enpriaunt (l. en priaunt) q’il vousist [...]  17.5
emprier cort
1lawto claim (cognizance by) court
( 1353 )  si le dit J. voyle vener emprire court devant nous et pursure pur le ditz ij s. ij d. [...]  42
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