estopement (c.1270)

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estopement (c.1270)

[ FEW: 12,317b stuppa; Gdf: 3,629b estoupement; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1410 estopement; DEAF: ; DMF:  étoupement; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3221a stuppamentum ]
estoupement,  estupement  

s.

1blocking
( 1329-30 )  J. [...] avoit fait estoper un eawe [...], par resoun de quel estopement l’eawe si est bestourné  3-4 Ed III 224
stoppage, blockage
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  le manger descent Al funt de l’estomac veirement; E de ceo vienent estupemenz  1800
( 1334 )  lour terres & prees [...] soient suroundés par estoupementz plusours, c’est assavoir par excluses de molyns, & gorz, & planter des arbres  ii 77
lawblocking of action
( 1392-93 )  q’il pourra franchement achatere la dite barge de dit Obirne en estopement dez cestez ditez dettez  181
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