prefect (s.xiiiin)

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prefect (s.xiiiin)

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[ FEW: 9,293a praefectus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,404a prefet; TL: 7,1717 prefect; DEAF:  prefect; DMF:  préfet; TLF:  préfet; OED:  prefect n.; MED:  prefect n.; DMLBS: 2401b praefectus ]
 

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1hist.statusoccupationprefect, senior magistrate or governor in ancient Rome
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Cornelius Centuriun [...] Ki a sun dit enveé fu De part le prefect de Cesaire Pur ses busuinnes illoec a faire  12123
( 1214-16 )  Quant li prefect de la cité (=of Rome), Qui fut par nom Germein clamé [...]  843
(TBD)  Marcius, prefectus (var. prefect (T)MS: s.xiv3/4) del paleis de Rome  146.27 (var.)
prefaire  prefection  prefecture  prefectus 
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