relinquir (1119)

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relinquir (1119)

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[ FEW: 10,232b relinquere; Gdf: 6,760c relenquir /6,766c relinquer; GdfC: ; TL: 8,673 relenquir; DEAF:  relenquir; DMF:  relenquir; TLF: ; OED:  relinque v.; MED: ; DMLBS: 2741c relinquere ]
relenquir,  relinquer,  relinquier,  relynquir  

v.a.

1to forsake, renounce
( 1119; MS: s.xii2 )  Par amur par servise Nus mist en sa justise; Justement relinqui Sun mortel enemi  969
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  Si crestien devenisiez E voz fals deus relenquisiez  4994
( c.1328 )  grant partie des avant diz overers ount relinqy lour meister  ii 409
to relinquish, hand over
( 1338 )  K. poet aprés le decés R. son baron relinquir son estat  11-12 Ed III 379
( 1417 )  qe come Johan Oldecastell' de Coulyng en le countee du Kent, chivaler, est convict de diverses heresies, et declarez pur heretyk, et relinquiez a seculer poair  iv 107
2to leave, let remain
( 1405 )  et ceo qu’ils disoient relinquent vostre dit terre voide et disolate de governaunce  ii 30
( 1466 )  Le seigniour poet mitter tauntz dez bestes come il voet issint que il relinque a ses tenauntz sufficiencie del comyn  i 60

v.n.

1to be negligent, slack
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1300 )  E pur ceo qe serjantz de custume relynquissent en lur overaigne, il est mester de cuntreweyter lur fraude  316.c35

a.

1forsaken, renounced
( 1354 )  eux demorerent relinquiz du dit roi Edward et come exilez hors du roialme  ii 257
lenquir  relinquesser 
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