[rancer] (1360)

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[rancer] (1360)

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[ FEW: *10,177a redemptio /23/ii,130a libgrer; Gdf: 6,588b ranchier 1 /6,588b ranchir 1; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  raençon (rancer) / ranchier; DMF:  ranchier 1 / ranchir 1; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
rauncer,  raunser  

v.a.

1to hold to ransom
( 1360 )  Et semblable le voulons faire de noz subgitz [...] qui en nostre roialme prendront, occuperont, ou detendront forteresse quelconqe [...] ou qui buteront feuz, raunceront villes ou personnes, ou facent pillages  iii 537
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  les gentz de Galwaye [...] grauntement greverount, et les altres [...] grevousment rauncerount  2.19
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  touz les Engleis [...] prenderount et plusours d'eaux occiserount et les altres raunserount  4.38
raindre  rançun  rançuner  redemer 
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