covenance (1278)

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covenance (1278)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1127a convenire; Gdf: 2,346a covenance; GdfC: 9,189c convenance; TL: 2,977 covenance; DEAF:  covenir (covenance); DMF:  convenance; TLF:  convenance; OED:  convenance n.; MED:  covenaunce n.; DMLBS: ]
covenaunce;  cuvenance, 
pl. convenches  ii 119.31  

The frequent confusion of c and t in mss. and editions allows for a certain level of overlap between this entry and covenant.


1agreement, bargain, contract
( 1278 )  […] solom les covenaunces fetes entre luy e le Cunte de F.  i 7
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  ne ount nule manere de conisaunce ne presumpcioun des covenaunces (var. des covenantz (G)MS: s.xiv1/3; de covenantes (A)MS: s.xiv; de covenaunt (C)MS: s.xiv1/3) en les persones des pleyntifs  i 340
( a.1399 )  les chartres et les covenaunces et les endentures qe furrount faites  11.4
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