turmentur (s.xii3/4)

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turmentur (s.xii3/4)

turmentour;  tormentour,  tourmentour;  tormenteor  

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1torturer
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiiim )  Saint Lorenz al tormenteor (var. dit al turmentur (B)MS: s.xiiim) :'Ton deu refus,...'  550
2executioner, killer
( c.1325 )  Seyn Jan le Baptyst estoyt decolé de un turmentour  38.11-12
(TBD)  multatorem: turmentur, murthrur  82
3persecutor
( c.1300; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Decius, un tourmentour, Ki tourmenta les cristiens  4
4ruffian, thug
( a.1399 )  fuist occis par sire R.F. et ses fautours et tourmentours  122.19
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