besquit (c.1200)

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besquit (c.1200)

[ FEW:  coquere; Gdf: 1,632a bescuire; GdfC: 8,318b bescuit; TL: 1,940 bescuit; DEAF: ; DMF:  biscuit; TLF:  biscuit 1; OED:  biscuit n.; MED:  bisquit(e n.; DMLBS: 201a biscoctus ]
besquid;  bisquit  


1culin.twice-baked, toasted (of bread)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2 )  La dame li porte a manger a plentez, payn besquid, ke mult estoit afamé  1334


1culin.dry, unleavened bread, biscuit
( c.1200; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  De novel blé il portat dis besquiz  (B) 15746
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  Ele fist estoffer un nef de vitaille de pain, q’est apelé bisquit  204.19
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