prisell (1389-90)

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prisell (1389-90)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *9,339b prehendere; Gdf: 6,413b prisel; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  prendre (prisel); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  prisal n. / prizal n.2; MED: ; DMLBS: 2467c prisaliae ]
prisel,  priselle,  prysell  

This relatively common aphetic form of reprisaile appears in Anglo-Norman as a legal term by the end of the fourteenth century. A Latin equivalent is attested in 1421, with the English lexeme witnessed only from the end of the sixteenth century.


1lawtaking, assuming
( c.1420-89 )  Une exception fuit prise al plé pur ceo que le pleintif ad prise cell conclusion [...], quar par le prysell de ceo fuit dit que il ad wayvé tout le matter en ley  ii 179
2lawtaking, seizure of property or possessions
( 1389-90 )  Nota qe home poet justify (l. justyfyer) le prysell des avers  13 Rich II 149
( 1416 )  Touchant la prysell del neyfes  iv 104
( 1419 )  Pur prisell dez annuytés  iv 122
( c.1420-89 )  le plaintife [...] recovera damages vers le seignior pur le prisel de ses avers  ii 90.71
( 1489-90 )  le pleintiff ad supposé le trans estre fait en priselle d’un chivalle  ii 150.3
3lawholding, bringing before a judge
( c.1420-89 )  le prisell d’assise nient obstant, le dit excepcion ne serra deferré ne delayé  i 27.n2
prisell a baron, femme
1lawtaking of a husband or wife, marriage
( 1466 )  devaunt le prisell al femme  i 42.9
( 1489 )  per le prisell a baron le properté est alé  i 229.15
prenance#1  prenable  prendre#1  prendre#2  prendre#3  prendre#4  prendure  prenement  preneur  prisable#1  prise#1  prise#2  prisee 
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