toleresse (1293)

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toleresse (1293)


[FEW: *13/ii,19b tollere; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  toller (tolleress) n.4; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1lawfemalestatustolleress, woman who, after the death of a tenant, accesses the land and declares herself the rightful heir or reversioner, even when she is not
( 1293 )  la mere entra cum sun toleresse en clamant le fee e le franc tenement estre le sen  20-21 EdI 467
( 1311 )  après la mort T[homas] W[alter] n'entra pas inmediate, mes fist un G. come nostre tolleresse  Ed II ix 13
( 1313 )  ele entra come nostre toleresse, qar ele fust bastarde  Ed II xiv.ii 66
tolage  tolance  tolette  tolir  tolour  tolte  trestolir 
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