provostur (s.xiiiex)

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provostur (s.xiiiex)

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[ FEW: *9,302a praepositus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  prevost (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2419c praepositor ]


1monasticeccl.occupationstatusprovost, head of a religious community
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  E pur defendre la meisoun (=the convent of womanhood) Su [sic] devenu lur champioun E lur countur e lur provostur  (U) 23
provost  provosté  provoster  provosterie  provosture 
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