quieter (1277)

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quieter (1277)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 2/ii,1471b quietus; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  quïet (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  quiet v.; MED:  quieten v.; DMLBS: 2629b quietare ]

For an explanation of the co-existence of quieter and quiter see the commentary of quiet1.


1lawfinan.to acquit, clear, discharge (from a debt)
( 1362 )  [...] que jamés ne demanderons [...] les sommes, qui pardonnez et quietez lui avons  iii 659
2lawto relinquish, give up one's claim to
( 1277 )  E se vus prie nostre seignur, come cher frere e amé, ke vus ne creez a nuly, ke voyle en quieter (l. enquieter?) pa[r] volenté ses fraunchises, possessiuns, e ses seisines, e ses lunges tenaunces  i 544
acquiter  quieser  quiet#1  quiete#1  quietance  quietclaim  quietclamance  quietclamer  quiete#1  quieté  quietement  quietus#1  quiter 
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