profaire (1298)

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profaire (1298)

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[ FEW: *8,238a proficere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  faire (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2491c proficere ]
purfaire,  purfeure  i 906  


1to achieve, accomplish
( 1334 )  issint q’il face toutes choses apurtenantes a cel office profaire  178
( 1366 )  a toutes ces choses, comme dessus sont devisees, loialment purfaire, sanz fraude et sanz male engine  iii 783
2to help, benefit
( c.1300?; MS: s.xiv1 )  Plusors fee enveier le pere Gent a lui pur lui chastier, Mes ren ne profist  51.10


1to advance, make progress
( 1298 )  Et le second an, profera tut entierement l’an de son gré. Et le tierz an, forjurra son mestier pur entrer en la fraunchise  131
parfere  profecturus 
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