Middle English Dictionary Entry

amidǒun n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

Crushed hulled wheat; grits, starch.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1450 Treat.Horses (Sln 2584)97/158 : Take..half a pynte of þe jus of þe wilde tesel & too or þre of amydoum.
  • Note: New spelling.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • ?c1400(1379) Daniel *Treat.Uroscopy (Roy 17.D.1)f.102vb (3.16) : If attome apere in vryn of woman so þat þai be þike, and namely donward, lik water þat amydown were wasshen inne..it is tokne þat sche haþ conceyued.
Note: New spelling: amidown.