suspendre (c.1240)

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suspendre (c.1240)

sospendre  

v.a.

1to suspend
( s.xiii3/4; MS: c.1275 )  je vi illoques ewe suspendue en un liu de ciel  617
2to suspend (from functions, duties)
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  (the archbishop) li tolli sa eglise E li suspendi del Deu servise  256.28
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  ... si soit il comaundé a la prisoun et suspendu de soen office  i 101
3to suspend, cease action on
( 1278 )  le execucion del jugement pur le demaundaunt seit suspendu desqe aprés le terme passé  I 49
( 1346 )  J. nous ousta deinz le terme [...] et n'entendoms pas qu'il puisse par cele endenture ceste execucion suspendre  20 ii Ed III 429
4to prevent
( 1280-1307; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  si tuez fust ou noun, Mon mestre me suspende a dire en moun sermoun  ii 124
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