Middle English Dictionary Entry

quishin n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) A cushion, bolster, or pillow; a cushion for the arm or for sitting or kneeling on; also, a hassock or footstool; (b) quishin(es cloth, a case or cover for a cushion.
Cook. The rump of beef.
A wooden drinking bowl, mazer.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1400 Trin-C O.9.39 Recipes (Trin-C O.9.39)39/23 : Forto make whyte schepes leþere, as for bagges or qwyschouns or what oþer þyng þat þu wilt.
  • Note: New spelling.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

Note: Med., etc., see further J.Norri, Dictionary of Medical Vocabulary, s.v. cushion.