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maniable (1268)

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[ FEW: 6/i,291b manus; Gdf: 5,145c maniable; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1058 manïable; DEAF:  main 2 (manïable); DMF:  maniable; TLF:  maniable; OED:  maniable adj.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
manible,  manyable;  maignable;  mainable,  mainiable,  maynable,  maynyable;  mannable;  meynable  


1tangible, palpable
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  E tenebres i unt maniables, E tres grant hidur des diable  12763
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Et puis l'amena outre, ou estoient lieus tenebrus et obscurs, qar les obscurtez estoient com parut maniables  234.28
lawtangible (and capable of being forfeited)
( 1304 )  S'il seit chose maniable sicum tere, e seit teneuz del roy en chief, [...] ele sera prise en la mayn le roy  32-33 Ed I 39
( 1312 )  l'avowesoun est chose nent maniable  Ed II xi 197
( 1335-6 )  sinoun q'il eust retenue aucune chose mainable ou temporele  ii 398
nun maniable
main#1  manier#1  manier#2  manuel  manurable 
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