rerensier (1339-40)

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rerensier (1339-40)


[ FEW: *4,695b initiare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  iniciier (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

The etymological interpretation of this hapax as retro + initiare is tentative. There are no cognate forms in English or Latin, nor are there any attestations of any further derivatives of initiare in Anglo-Norman. The sense is provided by the context, following the editor of the Yearbook.


1to revive, renew (?)
( 1339-40 )  aprés sa mort nous entrames com issue en la taille, en quel cas la rente fut esteint en dreit de quel par autri feffement ne put rerensier  13-14 Ed III 241
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