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several (s.xiiim)

severall,  severel  

a.

1separate
( s.xiiim; MS: c.1300 )  li bon e ly mal Aveient la lour liu several  922
( 1399-1401; MS: s.xv1 )  j'ay fait escrire par les clercs de vostre office lettres severales as dites persones  389.7
lawseparate, several
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  ... si les condiciouns soint severales. Mes si eles soint joyntes...  i 240
( 1321 )  le baron usera accion de trespas fet a ly et jointement pur le trespas fet a la femme  Ed II xxvi 125
(TBD)  vers chescun covendra counter un counte severalment et chescun several respons averit  Ed II ix 132
lawpersonal, belonging fully to one individual, several
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  tauntost cum teles parceners [...] voillent qe heritage soit divisé par entre eus, issi qe chescun sache sa porcioun severale  ii 66
( 1319 )  Les chateux furent les severals chateux R. sanz ceo qe J. rien n'avoit  Ed II xxv 138
( 1334 )  la ou nostre seignur le roi ad ses haies severales en ses forestes  236

s.

1lawprivate property, land held in individual ownership, several
( 1275 )  plusors parceners tenaunz, jointement feoffez, ou nul ne siet son several  I 37
( 1344 )  Le pleintif dit q'il ad chymyn, chace et rechace illoeqeseveral L'avowant dit qe ceo fut son several  18-19 Ed III 299
en mun (etc.) several
1lawseverally, in severalty
( 1292 )  chekun de eus est franc home, e chekun pout aver heu en severale sa pleynte ver nus, la ou yl se pleinent en commun  20-21 Ed I 91
( MS: s.xiv1/4 )  a tenir en several (var. en severauté (H3)MS: 1327-7)  69
( 1357-58 )  south alteracioun, c'est a savoir mutément et en several  123
This is an AND1 entry © MHRA 1977-1992: reproduced with permission. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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