Definition of Furmety
1. frumenty [n -TIES] - See also: frumenty
Lexicographical Neighbors of Furmety
Literary usage of Furmety
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors by Thomas Blount, William Carew Hazlitt (1874)
"In respect to the furmety, he says that the top of the dish in which it is put is placed level with the surface of the ground ; that all persons present are ..."
2. Yorkshire Notes and Queries by Joseph Horsfall Turner (1888)
"The furmety, well mixed with mustard, is put into an earthen pot and placed in ... The steward first pays respect to the furmety by taking a large spoonful, ..."
3. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"furmety is made of what is called, in a certain town in Yorkshire, ... 1784, tells us that, in the country about Rotherham, in Yorkshire, furmety used, ..."
4. Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors by William Carew Hazlitt, Thomas Blount (1874)
"The bailiff of the manor provides furmety and mustard, and delivers to each shepherd a ... The furmety, well mixed with mustard, is put into an earthen pot, ..."
5. Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"Of these, perhaps, are Lamb's Wool on Christmas Eve, furmety on Mothering Sunday, Braggot (which is a mixture of ale, sugar, and spices) at the Festival of ..."
6. Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning the North Riding of Yorkshire, York by Eliza Gutch (1901)
"The furmety well mixed with mustard, is put into an earthen pot, and placed in ... The steward first pays respect to the furmety, by taking a large spoonful ..."