confreindre (s.xii1)

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confreindre (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1045b confringere; Gdf: 2,236c confraindre; GdfC: ; TL: 2,686 confraindre; DEAF: ; DMF:  confreindre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 437b confringere ]
confrendre;  confraindre,  cunfraindre  


1to break
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  E tutes les cornes des feluns cunfraindrai (Latin: confringam)  133.LXXIV.10
( a.1399 )  il avoist confraint la peas et les covenauntz avauntfaitz  59.15
2to compel, force
( 1406; MS: s.xv1 )  comebien que ma nice chare me voldroit de sa nice maistree moy confreindre (l. constreindre?) d’estre dolerous et poisant, […]  110.12
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