aventurer (1310-11)

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aventurer (1310-11)

[ FEW: 24,196a *adventura; Gdf: 1,518b aventurer; GdfC: 8,253a aventurer; TL: 1,724 aventurer; DEAF: ; DMF:  aventurer; TLF:  aventurer; OED:  adventure v.; MED:  auntren v. (aventuren); DMLBS: 36c adventurare ]
aventeurer,  aunturrer  


1to put at risk
( 1310-11 )  Jeo crei qe ceo est avantage a aunturrer (l. aventurrer) sa terre encountre vostre bref  Ed II vi 168
( 1397 )  […] ascun merchant ose aventurer sa monoie  iii 370


1to venture
( 1382 )  eux ne autres de voz amys n’osent pluis aventurer  iii 146
( 1397 )  […] a grante ariresement […] de ceux qe aventurent illoeqs parmy la dite pais de Flaundres  iii 370


1to venture, put oneself at risk
( 1323-25 )  lor semble q’em lor deit ce faire (=give financial aid for defence), desicome ils se aventurent ja tout  146
( 1344 )  les ditz grantz (=the Lords) granterent de passer & lour aventeurer ovesque nous  ii 152


( 1347-48 )  […] avoir regarde al grande travaille & l’aventurer & custages & perdes  ii 212
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