mercener (c.1174)

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mercener (c.1174)

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[ FEW: 6/ii,15a mercenarius; Gdf: 5,251a mercenier; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1482 mercenier; DEAF:  mercenier; DMF:  mercenier; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1771b mercen(n)arius ]
mercennier  

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1occupationhired servant, hireling
( c.1174; MS: s.xiiiin )  Vus estes mercennier; des verais poi i a  1206
( 1181-85; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Kar dignes est li mercennier De viande sens disturber  1027
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  mais si com merceners et cultifiours ert il desques al an de remissioun [...]  13
mercenarie  mercier#1 
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