enpainer (1415)

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enpainer (1415)

[ FEW: *9,114a poena; Gdf: 3,57a empeiner; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  peine 1 (empeiner); DMF:  empeiner; TLF: ; OED:  enpayn v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to torture
( 1415 )  eux ount emprisonee en fort et dure prisone, et eux horriblement issint enpaynez par lour corps [...] par diverses horribles tormentz  iv 78
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