achaisuner (s.xii3/4)

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achaisuner (s.xii3/4)

[ FEW: 7,295a occasio; Gdf: 5,565c ochoisoner; GdfC: ; TL: 6,968 ochoisoner; DEAF:  ochaison (ochoisoner); DMF:  ochoisonner; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  achesounen v.; DMLBS: 18c achesunare ]
achaisoner;  acheisuner,  achesuner,  atchesoner;  enchaisoner,  enchesoner,  enchesuner,  enchesouner,  enchessonner  


1to occasion, bring about
( MS: s.xivex )  le vostre subside grace et socour […] benurément enchesonantz  (C) 173v
2 to blame, reproach
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Ne me devez acheisuner […] ne trop blamer  10697
3to accuse
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Pur mensonge ne voil nuli achaisoner  2825
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  par sun fiz delivrer de mort, Qui achaisonez est a grant tort  8786
( 1327 )  qe tut ceaux ne soient enchesonés de quereles de nuls choses pris de nul homme  122
lawto accuse (of legal error)
( 1326-27 )  q’ils sount grevez par viscountes […] qi pernent deners de eux par extorsion pur ce q’ils ne deyvent estre atchesonez de bel pleder devant eux  i 256
4to importune, harass
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiim )  Nel pot li reis uncore achesuner Dunt il l’ocie e rende sun luer  (E) 12379
lawto importune by legal action
( 1321 )  et qe eux ne soient […] devaunt autres que devaunt vous meismes enchesonez ne enquerelez  239
lawto importune (in court)
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  tauntost voisent les premers jurours rendre sus lour presentement tel cum il voderount avouer as viscountes sauntz estre enchesounez  i 182

1by reason of, on account of
( c.1400 )  vostre necligence enchesonante  (H
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