proctor (1301-34)

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proctor (1301-34)

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[ FEW: *9416b procuratour; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  procuratour (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  proctor n.1; MED:  procutour n.; DMLBS: 2484a procurator ]
procutour,  proketour  

The syncopated form, with the loss of the second and third syllables of the Latin etymon, is attested only in AN and ME.

s.

1lawoccupationproctor, agent, proxy
( 1469 )  Un clerk poet este (l. est[r]e) admitté per un proctor  i 126
lawoccupation(as a surname) Proctor
( 1301-34 )  Johanna la Proketour [...] Joh. le Proctour  procutour
procuracie  procuration  procuratour  procurement  procurer#1  procurur 
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