furmity
variant of frumenty

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Furmity — Furmonty Fur mon*ty, Furmity Fur mi*ty . Same as {Frumenty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furmity — Frumenty Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furmity — fur·mi·ty (fûrʹmĭ tē) n. Variant of frumenty. * * * …   Universalium

  • furmity — noun A spiced porridge made by boiling culled wheat …   Wiktionary

  • furmity — I. noun see frumenty II. see furmenty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frumenty — (sometimes furmity , fromity , or fermenty ) was a popular dish in Western European medieval cuisine. It was made primarily from boiled, cracked wheat. Different recipes added milk, eggs or broth. Other recipes include almonds, currants, rum,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Mayor of Casterbridge —   Henchard on the way to the fair with Susan and Elizabeth Jane …   Wikipedia

  • Frumenty — Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furmenty — Frumenty Fru men*ty, n. [OF. froment[ e]e, fr. L. frumentum. See {Frumentaceous}.] Food made of hulled wheat boiled in milk, with sugar, plums, etc. [Written also {furmenty} and {furmity}.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Furmonty — Fur mon*ty, Furmity Fur mi*ty . Same as {Frumenty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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