trespasser

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

trespasser (plural trespassers)

  1. One who trespasses; an interloper.

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

trespasser

  1. to traverse, to go through
    • 12th Century, Unknown, Raoul de Cambrai:
      France trespassent et entrent en Berri
      They went through France and went into Berri
  2. to travel; to go to
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Pluisor qui s'an sont escapé
      Sont vers Escoce trespassé.
      Several of those who escaped
      Travelled to Scotland.

Conjugation[edit]

  • This verb conjugates like other verbs ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-sss, *-sst are modified to s, s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]