Middle English Dictionary Entry

tū̆tīe n.
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(a) The crude zinc oxide obtained by the smelting of copper ore with zinc and freq. used in medicinal compounds, tutty, pompholyx; ~ ablute (washed, washen), washen ~, tutty purified through rinsing; ~ preparate, tutty sublimated through heating; ~ smal poudred, finely ground tutty; collirie (ointement) of ~; (b) a naturally occurring zinc ore containing zinc oxide; a piece or lump of this mineral.