from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Stuffing; farcement.


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  • Ralph came forward with a cordial greeting; after which they took their seats at table, for Richard Pynson was already bringing in the "farsure of hare," and Mistress Katherine following with the pottage.

    Mistress Margery

  • "farsure of hare;" and on this occasion most of the rabbits and chickens were entire, and not "chopped on gobbettes;" for the feast was "for a lord," and lords were permitted to eat whole birds and beasts, while the less privileged commonalty had to content themselves with "gobbettes."

    Mistress Margery


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