[scumer]2 (c.1391)

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[scumer]2 (c.1391)


[ FEW: *17,138a *skum-; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  scummer n. / skimmer n.; MED:  scomour n. / skimmour n.; DMLBS: 2988a scumor /2987c scumarium 2 ]


1 implement skimmer, shallow ladle or sieve for removing foam or froth from the surface of a liquid
( c.1391 )  .j. bosse, .j. tina debilis, j. scomer, .j. ladel [...]  465
( 1463 )  qe null merchant [...] amesne, maunde ne convoie [...] en cest roialme d’Engleterre et seignurie de Gales, ascuns de cestes wares ou choses desoubz escriptez; c’est assavoir ascuns bonettes lanuz [...], aneus pur curteins, ladels, scomers, countrefeit basyns, ewers [...]  ii 397
escomer#2  scume#1  scumer#2  skimerie 
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