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It cannot do so here.] [Footnote †: This, and _barme_, and _bargood_ (= beer-good) are only equivalents for ‘yeast.’
Early English Meals and Manners Frederick James Furnivall 1867
hernesheir commented on the word bargood
Yeast. Cf. beer-good.
Above quote from A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia, by Walter Rye. London. 1895, p. 10. Published for the English Dialect Society by Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press Warehouse, Amen Corner, Oxford E.C.
May 4, 2011