Definition of Furmity

1. Noun. (alternative form of frumenty) ¹



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Definition of Furmity

1. frumenty [n -TIES] - See also: frumenty

Lexicographical Neighbors of Furmity

furling
furlong
furlongs
furlough
furloughed
furloughing
furloughs
furls
furmenties
furmenty
furmeties
furmety
furmint
furmints
furmities
furmity (current term)
furnace
furnace lining
furnace room
furnaced
furnacelike
furnacemen's cataract
furnaces
furnacing
furniment
furniments
furnish
furnished
furnished with
furnisher

Literary usage of Furmity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1868)
"At last, the great man appeared, and furmity and custard were abandoned—not, however, till I had eaten enough to make me ill next day ..."

2. The Saturday Magazine (1835)
"In addition to the furmity and cake, a quarter of lamb is provided for the ... But it may be inquired, whence the particular appropriation of furmity and ..."

3. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1878)
"Whether the "furmity" custom, or the name, survives I know not, but the gathering together of people did continue some few years ago on Palm Sunday, ..."

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