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wrek (c.1170)

wrec,  wreke,  wrecke;  werec;  wrak,  urek (l. vrek?)  80 (var.)  

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1ship.shipwreck
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Povre sui orphanin [...]; Ici vinc par werec cum chaitif esgarant  1113
wreck
( s.xiv )  Est accordé qe si nulle home [...] eschape vive horsse de la nef [...] qe la nef [...] ne soiet adjuggé wreke  ii 100
2lawship.goods, cargo from a wrecked ship
( 1283 )  del wrec ke il sauverent al eus le rey  20
( 1489-90 )  (the defendant claimed) qui le chivalle fuit wayve ou wrek  ii 147
3lawright to appropriate goods from a wrecked ship
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  Ne ausi ne apent point a dowarie [...] de aver [...] la fraunchise de infangenthef ne wrek  ii 252
wrek de (la) mer
1ship.shipwreck
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  Un homme tut nu l'encuntra Qe de wreke de la mer eschapa  4921
( 1275 )  De wrek de Mer  I 28
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  apent a lour (= Coroners') office de enquere [...] de wrek de meer  i 18
2lawright to appropriate goods from a wrecked ship
( 1311 )  deynz quel maner I. e ses auncestres solaint aver wrek de la mier  Ed II ix 49
( 1313-14 )  il cleime avoir vewe de fraunk plege, amendes d'assise de payn [...] enfreinte, wrek de mer, fraunk garenne  Ed II viii 171
nef de wrek
1shipwrecked vessel
( 1289 )  un enqueste [...] endreit de une nef de wrek  ii.cxxxviii
laier en wrek
1fig.to leave in the lurch
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Ben li porveit sa poture Deu, quant fet sa creature, Car en wrec ne larrad mie  921
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