shewer (1477-78)

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shewer (1477-78)


[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  shower n.2; MED:  sheuer(e n.; DMLBS: ]


1 merch. oenol. implement small drinking cup used by wine merchants to sample wine
( 1477-78 )  cest acte n’extende pas [...] a ascune marchaunt alant oustier la mear d’achatre ascune vine a mesner en cest roialme, come pur carier vesqe luy tauntsoulement un petit [case] appellez un taster ou shewer pur vine  ii 459
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