spoiler (s.xiii)

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spoiler (s.xiii)


[FEW: 12,204a spoliare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,711a spolier; TL: ; DEAF:  spolier; DMF:  spolier; TLF:  spolier; OED:  spoil v.1; MED:  spoilen v.; DMLBS: 3166c spoliare]


1to despoil, plunder
( 1402 ) Thomas Wendesley [...] et Johan Deen [...] viendrent come felons [...] et la dite meson a force et armes debriseront et spoileront  iii 518


1to loot, take plunder
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv1 ) Ensy est en batalie kaunt l'en deyt cumbater, Sovent sount descounfis ky vount entour spolier  38.604
despoiller  espoiler  spoilour  spoliacion 
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