Middle English Dictionary Entry

tǒurte n.
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(a) A kind of coarse brown bread; ~ bakere; (b) a tart of some sort [cp. tart(e n. (a)]; (c) veter. a disease of horses characterized by the formation of an abscess beneath the epidermis; (d) her. ?a device resembling a round cake or loaf of bread [cp. tourtelle n. (b)]; (e) in surnames.