mǽsc-wyrt
Gender: Feminine
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mǽsc-wyrt
máx-wyrt, e; f. 'Mash-wort, the wort in the mash-tub. On the malt boiling water is poured and allowed to stand three quarters of an hour; the liquid is wort, or mash-wort,' Lchdm. ii. 399, col. i Máxwyrte amber fulne, L. M. 1, 41; Lchdm. ii. 106, 16. Wylle swíðe on máxwyrte, 1, 36; Lchdm. ii. 86, 14. Dó picce máxwyrt on gemang, 1, 38; Lchdm. ii. 96, 18. [Cf. Prompt. Parv. maschyn yn brewynge misceo, maschynge mixtura: Scott. to mask to infuse; mask-fat a vat for brewing: Dan. mask grains: Swed. mäsk: Ger. meisch mash; meisch-fass mash-tub.]
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